Decision

Airbus Helicopters S.A.S. v. Bell Helicopter Texteron Canada Limité, 2017 FC 170

Justice Martineau - 2017-03-02

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This Court is asked to determine the quantum of damages to be awarded to the plaintiff, Airbus Helicopters, S.A.S., as a result of the defendant, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limitée, having infringed the Canadian Patent No. 2,207,787 which relates to a helicopter equipped with a skid-type landing gear: Eurocopter v Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limitée, 2012 FC 113; aff’d 2013 FCA 219. For the reasons that follow, the defendant is ordered to pay to the plaintiff the sum of $1,500,000 comprised of $500,000 in compensatory damages and $1,000,000 in punitive damages, plus pre-judgment and post-judgment interest, all with costs.

Decision relates to:

  • T-737-08 - EUROCOPTER c. BELL HELLICOPTER TEXTRON CANADA LIMITÉE
  • A-94-17 - which is an appeal from this decision

 

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