Power Integrations, Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor Intl.

APPEAL NO.
19-1246
OP. BELOW
DCT
SUBJECT
Patent
AUTHOR
N/A

Issue(s) Presented

“Did WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp., 138 S. Ct. 2129 (2018), which held that a patent holder may recover lost profits damages from foreign sales under 35 U.S.C. § 271(f)(2), implicitly overrule this Court’s decision in Power Integrations, Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor Int’l, Inc., 711 F.3d 1348 (Fed. Cir. 2013), which held that Power Integrations may not recover damages from foreign sales under 35 U.S.C. § 271(a) where those foreign sales were not the direct, foreseeable result of domestic infringement?”

Holding

“The parties jointly move to voluntarily dismiss the above-captioned appeals pursuant to Fed. R. App. P. 42(b), with each side bearing its own fees and costs. Upon consideration thereof, IT IS ORDERED THAT: The motion is granted.”