Sea-Doo Maker Must Pay $1.5 Million More in Patent Case

Aug. 19, 2016, 4:00 AM

Recreational vehicle maker Arctic Cat Inc. is entitled to even more damages on top of the $47 million award it won from rival Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida ruled Aug. 12 (Arctic Cat Inc. v. Bombardier Recreational Prods., Inc., 2016 BL 263827, S.D. Fla., 14-cv-62369-BLOOM/Valle, 8/12/16).

The ruling, which appeared on the docket Aug. 15, increases the damages award by $1.5 million, and also calls for the parties to negotiate a royalty rate for future infringing sales.

In June, a jury found that some of BRP’s Sea-Doo personal watercraft ...

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