Lost Profits May Only Be Recovered By an Exclusive Licensee of the Patent

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Poly-America, L.P. v. GSE Lining Technology, Inc.
No. 04-1022 (Fed. Cir. 2004)
US
Federal Court
Federal Circuit
United States Court of Appeals
Rachel H. Townsend
Lourie

Summary

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a lost profits award. It held that lost profits on lost sales made by the patent owner’s sister company, which held a non-exclusive license on the patent and sold products based on the patent, cou ...

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Poly-America, L.P. v. GSE Lining Technology, Inc.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a lost profits award. It held that lost profits on lost sales made by the patent owner’s sister company, which held a non-exclusive license on the patent and sold products based on the patent, cou ...