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Charlene Morrow

is a partner in the Litigation Group with Fenwick & West. She has over 20 years of experience representing information technology and life sciences companies and has a nationwide trial practice representing her clients in the district courts, in the International Trade Commission and on appeal to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Recent Articles by Charlene Morrow

Supreme Court to Weigh in on Damages for Design Patent Infringement

Recent decisions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit regarding damages available in design patent cases highlight the court’s divergence from its damages jurisprudence in the utility patent context – specifically, the lack of an apportionment requirement between patented and unpatented portions of an infringing product. While this may make design patents increasingly desirable, the Supreme Court’s decision to review the issue now raises the possibility that the discrepancy will be resolved.