Caddo v. Microchip Verdict & Updated Texas IP Trial Tracker

Earlier today the Caddo v. Microchip jury came back with its verdict, finding that the asserted patent claims were infringed by Microchip’s accused website(s); that Microchip was not licensed to the asserted patents; and that Caddo was entitled to $235K in lump-sum damages. (Microchip did not try an invalidity defense.)

Close of evidence occurred Thursday afternoon, followed by the jury charge, with summations this morning followed by the jury’s verdict around 3PM this afternoon.

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The corresponding update to our Texas IP trial tracker follows below:

(See Excel Sheet)