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On June 22, 2018 the Supreme Court handed down a 7-2 decision in WesternGeco v. ION Geophysical upholding a patent owner’s right to recover lost profits damages for infringement under 35 USC 271(f)(2). While the Court was careful to limit its holding, the reasoning applied by the Court may have implications beyond the narrow statutory provision at issue.

Please join Douglas R. Nemec of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP for a presentation that will:

  • Provide a detailed analysis of the WesternGeco decision;
  • Explore the potential ramifications of the WesternGeco decision for patent damages more generally; and
  • Examine how WesternGeco fits into the broader scheme of recent Supreme Court patent decisions, as practitioners seek signs of how the Court may handle upcoming patent cases. 


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