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Apple Says It Will Appeal $309M Jury Verdict Over Patent Infringement

A federal jury in Texas said Apple Inc must pay about $308.5 million to Personalized Media Communications LLC (PMC) for infringing a patent associated with digital rights management. The jurors late on Friday directed Apple to pay a running royalty …

Supreme Court Rejects Merck’s Bid to Reinstate $2.5B Damage Award Against Rival

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Merck & Co. Inc.’s bid to revive a $2.54 billion jury verdict it won against rival drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc. for infringing a patent in a dispute over a blockbuster hepatitis C treatment. …

How Pandemic, Contracts Focus Intellectual Property Insurance on Intangible Assets

The demand for intellectual property (IP) cover has been increasing year on year as businesses become more aware of the threat not only to their own IP, but also the potential that they may face a claim of infringement by …

Judge Orders Cisco to Pay $1.9 Billion in Cybersecurity Patent Lawsuit

A U.S. judge on Monday ordered Cisco Systems Inc. to pay $1.9 billion to a Virginia company that accused it of copying its cybersecurity patents. U.S. District Judge Henry Morgan in Norfolk, Virginia, concluded after a monthlong non-jury trial that …

UK Supreme Court Denies Patent Appeals by Huawei and ZTE Over Mobile Technology

The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously dismissed appeals by China’s Huawei and ZTE in patent disputes over mobile data technology with Unwired Planet International and Conversant Wireless. The first appeal concerned an action brought by Unwired against Huawei …

Chinese Artificial Intelligence Firm Sues Apple for $1.4 Billion Over Siri

Chinese artificial intelligence company Shanghai Zhizhen Intelligent Network Technology Co. Ltd,. also known as Xiao-i, has filed a lawsuit against Apple Inc, alleging it has infringed on its patents. The company is calling for 10 billion yuan ($1.4 billion) in …

After Being Sued by Sonos, Google Sues Sonos Alleging Patent Infringement

Google filed a lawsuit accusing home speaker maker Sonos Inc. of infringing five of its patents, escalating tensions between the partners that have already led to a U.S. International Trade Commission probe. In a complaint filed on Thursday in San …

Jury Orders Apple, Broadcom to Pay $1.1 Billion for Infringing CalTech Wi-Fi Patent

Apple Inc. and Broadcom Inc. must pay $1.1 billion in damages for infringing California Institute of Technology patents on Wi-Fi technology, a jury in California ordered. Apple was ordered to pay $837.8 million while Broadcom was hit with a $270.2 …

Supreme Court Says State Universities Not Immune to Patent Challenges

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to shield state-run universities from having to appear before a federal administrative body to defend the validity of patents they own. The justices turned down an appeal by the University of Minnesota that argued it …

EagleView Wins $125M Patent Infringement Award, Sales Halt Against Verisk

A New Jersey jury last week ordered insurance data services firm Verisk to pay $125 million to aerial imaging firm EagleView for lost profits linked to Verisk infringing on various EagleView patents. The jury verdict in the U.S. District Court …