Energy & Natural Resources| Client Successes

Patent Infringement Win for Layne Christensen


Represented Layne Christensen, the global water management, construction and drilling company, against Purolite Co. for patent infringement and breach of a licensing contract.


Obtained summary judgment on the breach of licensing contract claim and obtained a jury verdict and permanent injunction against Purolite in the patent infringement case involving absorption and ion exchange-based water treatment technology. The jury awarded Layne all of its requested damages and found that the defendant willfully infringed our client’s patent.