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Has the entire-market-value rule survived the CAFC’s decision in Power Integrations v. Fairchild?

Every year, it seems, the Federal Circuit issues a precedential decision on damages, which seems to make the whole process more difficult.  The latest of these decisions comes in the long-running patent battle between Power Integrations and Fairchild.  In its latest opinion, the Court addresses the entire-market-value rule.  The Court essentially guts the rule, and leaves open the question whether there is an reasonable scenario where it will ever be applicable.

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