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X-IT Products LLC v. Walter Kidde Portable Equipment Inc. (access required)

$116 million

Type of case: Patent infringement Court: U.S. District Court, Norfolk Attorney: Robert M. Tata, Norfolk A federal jury in Norfolk found that the defendant had stolen the idea for a home fire-escape ladder from two men who had invented the ladder for a product-development class at Harvard Business School. The trial judge reduced the verdict to $12.6 million, ...