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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. v. MOC Products Co.

Represented Illinois Tool Works in a patent infringement action involving machines for servicing automotive transmission systems and intake systems. After a nearly four-week trial, the jury concluded that the defendant, MOC Products Company, willfully infringed a patent held by ITW and ordered MOC to pay $5.55 million in damages. The judge subsequently awarded enhanced damages of $1.39 million and $1.45 million in prejudgment interest for a total judgment of $8.39 million.
Secured a patent infringement victory for Illinois Tool Works (ITW) in a U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, jury trial that lasted nearly four weeks. The patent dispute centered on tools and methods for cleaning automotive intake systems. The jury concluded that the defendant, MOC Products Company, willfully infringed a patent held by ITW and ordered MOC to pay $5.55 million in damages. The judge subsequently awarded enhanced damages of $1.39 million and $1.45 million in prejudgment interest for a total judgment of $8.39 million.