When a patent is associated with a licensor of high repute or prestige, it benefits from a halo effect.
284. The Federal Circuit has taken this simple statutory text and layered over a multi-step analysis and multi-prong doctrine that must be met prior to increasing the damage award. In Halo Electronics, Inc.
17-1645 (does the “should have known” standard for willful infringement under Seagatemeet the “intentional or knowing” requirement set forth in Halo v.
17-1645 (does the "should have known" standard for willful infringement under Seagate meet the "intentional or knowing" requirement set forth in Halo v.
Warcraft games. Bungie develops virtual-world games such as Halo -- and distributes those games through a deal with Activision.
Decision (July 2015) (Vacated Without Opinion following Halo v.