Federal Circuit Rejects the Use of the 25 Percent "Rule of Thumb" in Calculating Reasonable Royalty for Patent Infringement

On January 4, 2011, the Federal Circuit Court issued its decision in Uniloc USA, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., No. 2010-1035 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 4, 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], rejecting the use of the 25 percent rule...