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« on: January 30, 2020, 04:05:24 pm »

Apple and Broadcom ordered to pay over $1 billion for patent infringement

It is the sixth-largest patent verdict in history.

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Apple and Broadcom have been found guilty of patent infringement.
The tech giants have been ordered to pay $1.1 billion in damages.
A jury has found that the companies infringed on WiFi patents from CalTech.


A California jury has ordered that Apple and Broadcom pay $1.1 billion in damages for patent infringement on Wednesday. Reported by Bloomberg, both companies have been found guilty for infringing on WiFi technologies developed by the California Institute of Technology.

According to lawyers for the college, Apple has specifically been ordered to pay $837.8 million, whereas Broadcom is responsible for $270.2 million. The verdict has resulted in the largest payout of the year so far and is apparently the sixth-largest patent verdict of all time.

A spokesperson for CalTech says that it is "pleased the jury found that Apple and Broadcom infringed Caltech patents," and that the school is "committed to prote...

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