At the jury trial in ArcherDX, LLC v. Qiagen Sciences, LLC, C.A. No. 19-1019-MN (D. Del.), the plaintiffs argued for $752,006 in U.S. royalties, and the jury awarded $1,593,762.
The higher number happened to exactly match the $752,006 they asked for for U.S. royalties, plus the lost profits number:
The $1,593,762 U.S. royalty award, however, is much higher than the estimate provided by Plaintiffs’ expert, and, in fact is equivalent to the expert’s suggested award for lost profits ($841,756) plus U.S. royalties ($752,006).
The parties both agreed that it was a mistake, and that the jury had intended to award the $752,006 that plaintiffs had asked for.
Plaintiffs, however, refused to give …