Jury Awards Promega $52M in Damages in IP Suit with Life Tech | GenomeWeb

Promega said this week that a jury has ruled in its favor in a patent infringement suit against Life Technologies and awarded it $52 million in damages.

The United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin found that Life Tech willfully infringed Promega's patents related to short tandem repeats.

The willfulness verdict means that the court may increase the final damage amount, Promega said.

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