Patent Damages

District of Connecticut blocks late addition of subsidiary, kills Lost Profits

On March 29, 2014, Judge Robert N. Chatigny in the District of Connecticut issued an opinion denying motion for leave to add plaintiff Protegrity’s subsidiary as a co-plaintiff, effectively killing Protegrity’s lost profit claims.  Specifically, the Court found that there was no good cause for adding Protegrity USA, Inc. (PUSA) long after the deadline in the scheduling order.  The Court found that: