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Court throws out $368 million judgement against Apple in VirnetX patent lawsuit

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Court throws out $368 million judgement against Apple in VirnetX patent lawsuit

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Recode reports that a federal appeals courtroom in the present day threw out a earlier ruling granting VirnetX Holding Corp $368.P million in damages in its lengthy-operating patent lawsuit towards Apple:

Apple had appealed a November 2012 jury discovering that it infringed VirnetX’s patents for digital personal community, or VPN, know-how by way of the FaceTime function on its iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad merchandise, in addition to on its Mac computer systems… While agreeing that some patents have been infringed, the appeals courtroom stated the decision was tainted by incorrect jury directions from the trial decide on methods to calculate damages, and that the error was not innocent.

The case beforehand resulted in Apple changing the behaviour of its VPN On Demand feature in iOS after it misplaced the preliminary patent case to VirnetX.

The case isn’t over but, nevertheless, as each corporations will return to D.R. District Court in Tyler, Texas work out what damages Apple will finally be on the hook for. VirnetX shares have been down considerably at the moment following the information.


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