Today in Largan Precision Co., Ltd. v. Genius Electronic Optical Co., Ltd., __ F. App’x __ (Fed. Cir. 2016)(Moore, J.), distinguishing O2 Micro Int’l Ltd. v. Beyond Innovation Tech. Co., 449 F. App’x 923 (Fed. Cir. 2011), the court affirmed a trial court determination that there was no induced infringement where the patentee failed to establish that a necessary component part (to create an embodiment that is a direct infringement infringes) was actually incorporated into the accused product, as opposed to an alternative component that could be used.

A highlight marked copy of the opinion is attached.

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Regards,
Hal