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Power Integrations Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-779 Fed. Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a plaintiff who proves that a patented feature creates the basis for customer demand for infringing products is entitled to patent damages based on the entire market value of the products, or whether the plaintiff must also prove that other features do not drive demand for the products.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Dec 19 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due January 18, 2019)
Jan 18 2019Brief of respondents Fairchild Semiconductor Int'l Inc., et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 06 2019DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/22/2019.
Feb 06 2019Reply of petitioner Power Integrations, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Term Snapshot