No. 06-1077.

474 F.3d 1298 (2007)

TRANSCLEAN CORPORATION, James P. Viken, Jon A. Lang, and Donald E. Johnson, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. JIFFY LUBE INTERNATIONAL, INC., Defendant-Appellee, and Regional Car Wash Distributors, Inc., Walt Gislason (doing business as Walt's Soft Car Wash), and Mike's in and out 10 Minute Oil Change, Defendants-Appellees, and Indy Lube, Inc., Defendant-Appellee, and Fresh Start, Inc., Lubrication Technologies, Inc., Layne R. Base (doing business as Heartland Express Lube), and Perfect "10" Quick Lube, Inc., Defendants-Appellees, and Ultra Lube, Inc., Defendant, and Bob Clemons (doing business as Wonder Lube), Bill Clark Oil Co., Inc., Royal Lube Service, Inc., 13 North Express Lube, Inc., Spot's Quick Lube, Inc., and White Bear Tire & Auto, Inc., Defendants.

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

January 18, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Alan M. Anderson, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P, of Minneapolis, MN, argued for plaintiffs-appellants Transclean Corporation, et al. With him on the brief was Christopher A. Young.

James W. Poradek, Faegre & Benson LLP, of Minneapolis, MN, argued for defendant-appellee Jiffy Lube International, Inc. With him on the brief were David J.F. Gross and Timothy E. Grimsrud.

Gregory R. Anderson, Anderson Larson Hanson & Saunders, P.L.L.P, of Willmar, MN, for defendants-appellees Regional Car Wash Distributors, Inc., et al.

Robert W. Gutenkauf, Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett, of Minneapolis, MN, for defendant-appellee Indy Lube, Inc.

David Jon Hoiland, Law Office of David Jon Hoiland, of Minneapolis, MN, for defendants-appellees Fresh Start Inc., et al.

Before MICHEL, Chief Judge, PLAGER, Senior Circuit Judge, and BRYSON, Circuit Judge.

PLAGER, Senior Circuit Judge.

Transclean Corporation, James P. Viken, Jon A. Lang, and Donald E. Johnson (collectively "Transclean") brought suit against Bridgewood Services, Inc. ("Bridgewood"), alleging that the automatic transmission fluid changing machine manufactured and sold by Bridgewood, the "T-Tech machine," infringed Transclean's patent. Transclean obtained a judgment in its favor, including a damages award of $1,874,500. The judgment and award were affirmed...

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