Prof. Moore comments on willfulness in patent infringement suits
Professor Kimberly Moore was recently quoted in an article discussing the level of proof required to constitute willful patent infringement. This article looks at how " David-and-Goliath battles over patent infringement have gotten tougher for the little guy."
Patent ruling irks inventors, aids companies. In: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 3, 2005. By William M. Bulkeley (Wall Street Journal).
"[W]illful violation is charged in more than 90 percent of all patent suits, says George Mason University law professor Kimberly Moore. She adds that, when a defendant is found guilty, plaintiffs get enhanced damages for willful infringement about one-third of the time."