Court throws out $368.2 million patent award against Apple

Court throws out $368.2 million patent award against Apple A U.S. appeals court has thrown out a US$368.2 million award against Apple in a patent infringement case brought by patent-holding and software company VirnetX. Read next: 11 innovations Apple ‘copied’ (but not from the companies you’d expect) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Tuesday declined to invalidate VirnetX’s four Internet security-related patents, but ruled that Apple’s VPN On Demand service did not infringe one of the Nevada firm’s patents. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas also erred in defining the value...

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