Mealey's IP/Tech - Issuance Of Contempt Order In Patent, Trade Secrets Dispute Upheld

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Feb. 8 ruled that a federal district court did not err in issuing a contempt order against defendants in a patent infringement and trade secrets misappropriation lawsuit for violating the terms of a stipulated protective order because the defendants failed to use agreed upon language in press releases that were issued after the parties had agreed to settle their claims (Codexis Inc. v. EnzymeWorks Inc., et al., No. 2018-1655, Fed. Cir., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 3929).
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