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How Important is Compliance with the Marking Statute? The Federal Circuit Continues to Say It Is Pretty Important.

When an accused infringer admits to knowledge of potential infringement, but the commercial embodiment of the patent fails to comply with the marking statute, 35 U.S.C. § 287, what date should be used for calculating damages?  The Federal Circuit says that if a product is not compliant with § 287, damages are calculated from the date of actual notice regardless...

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