U.S. top court rejects Dow bid to restore $30.5 million in patent damages

Mon May 23, 2016 9:37am EDT
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WASHINGTON May 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Dow Chemical Co bid to salvage $30.5 million in patent infringement damages in a lengthy legal fight with Nova Chemicals Corp over two patents relating to plastic film.

The court's refusal to hear the case leaves in place a December 2015 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit throwing out the damages award. (Reporting by Lawrence Hurley; Editing by Will Dunham)