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