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American Seating Company (“American Seating”) appeals the judgment of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan granting-in-part USSC Group, Inc.’s (“USSC”) motion for judgment as a matter of law, setting aside the portion of a jury verdict compensating American Seating for convoyed sales of passenger seats related to USSC’s infringement of Patent No. 5,888,038 (the “’038 patent”). USSC cross-appeals the district court’s orders denying its motion for summary judgment on grounds of invalidity for public use and the parties’ cross motions for a new trial following the jury verdicts on infringement and validity. Am. Seating Co. v. USSC Group, No. 01-00578 (W.D. Mich. Aug. 24, 2006). On each issue, we affirm.

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