Similarity to Product That Literally Infringes Patent is Sufficient to Support Doctrine of Equivalents Verdict

In the non-precedential decision WCM Industries Inc. v. IPS Corp., the Federal Circuit overturned the district court’s grant of IPS’s motion for judgment as a matter of law, finding that the patentee WCM provided sufficient evidence to support the jury’s finding of infringement under the doctrine of equivalents based on one product’s similarity to another, literally-infringing product.

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