Forget your $145m Apple patent payout, WiLAN told – it's $10m or gamble on a new trial

www.theregister.co.uk | 1/7/2019 | Staff
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WiLAN has been told by a US judge it can either walk away with $10m in patent-infringement damages from Apple – somewhat lower than the $145m set by a jury – or go to trial again to set the figure.

This comes after WiLAN battled the iPhone giant over US patents 8,457,145 and 8,537,757, a lawsuit running since 2013 in southern California. After a trial found in 2018 that Apple had ripped off technology held by WiLAN, the biz was awarded $145m in damages by the jury.

WiLAN - District - Judge - Dana - Sabraw

WiLAN has now announced that federal district judge Dana Sabraw has given it “the option to accept either reduced damages...
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