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Sapna Mehta

is an associate in the Litigation Group with Fenwick & West. She focuses her practice on a broad variety of litigation matters to support clients in the high technology and life sciences industries.

Recent Articles by Sapna Mehta

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.