On a related note, Chief Judge Michel of the Federal Circuit has written a letter (following up an earlier, broader letter and his Congressional testimony, discussed at Patently-O) strenuously arguing that the Act’s damage apportionment sections are impractical and that Congress should either retain the current damages law which has undergone "decades of refinement" and is "highly stable and well understood by litigators as well as judges."  Here is some discussion of Judge Michel’s letter: