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Jury awards damages of $50 million based on 6% royalty rate for contributory and induced infringement of patent relating to enzyme replacement therapy to treat Fabry disease.

A jury recently awarded a plaintiff $50 million in damages based on a 6% royalty rate after finding that the defendant induced and contributed to the infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,011,831 (“Recombinant α-galactosidase A therapy for Fabry disease”), and that the asserted claims were not invalid as anticipated, for failure to meet the written description requirement, or for failure to meet the enablement requirement. Shelbyzyme LLC v. Genzyme Corp., C.A. No. 09-768-GMS (D. Del. July 17, 2012).


Shelbyzyme LLC v. Genzyme Corp., C.A. No. 09-768-GMS (D. Del. July 17, 2012).

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