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Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc. v. Renesas Electronics America, Inc. , 16-2121

In a patent infringement action, arising after two manufacturers of ambient light sensors shared technical and financial information during negotiations for a possible merger, the appeals court affirmed in part, reversed in part, and vacated in part a jury verdict for plaintiff as follows: 1) defendant's liability for trade secret misappropriation regarding a photodiode array structure was affirmed; 2) several patent infringement claims were reversed and several were affirmed; and 3) monetary damage awards were vacated and remanded for further consideration.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2018/07/09


  • Taranto


  • United States Federal Circuit


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