Home

Apple has to pay four billion dollars to the University for patent infringement

Apple | Aug 6, 2017 | Master3395

The company appeals the verdict.

Apple has been sentenced to pay $ 507 million, just over $ 4 billion, for violating a patent belonging to the University of Wisconsin.

Patent Violations
The patent in the case includes improving the effectiveness of a piece and belonging to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. The group claims that Apple chips A7, A8 and A8X found in the iPhone 5s, 6, 6 Plus and a number of iPad models, infringing the patent, writes Reuters.

Apple has previously requested U.S. Pantent and Trademark Office to review the patent validity, but has been rejected.

Read also: Apple has to pay billions for patent.

Anchor the verdict
In 2015, the company was found guilty of violating the patent and was then asked to pay 862 million dollars, nearly seven billion at today's rate, in damages. The sum was later cut to $ 234 million, around $ 1.8 billion at today's rate, following a ruling that Apple did not violate the patent with overlays.

District Judge William Conley increased the damages to $ 507 billion because Apple continued to violate the patent until it was released last December.

The company has appealed the verdict and has so far not wanted to comment on the case.

Keywords: Apple, patent, lawsuit

Sources: Reuters

Author: Master3395

Comments:

comments powered by Disqus
Discord

Page 1 of 375  >  >>

New Window Defender Extension Launches - Insecure Websites Open in Edge

microsoft-edge-application-guard.jpg

Mar 19, 2019 | Category: General | Comments

Works in Chrome and Firefox.

read more…

Now the extensions have appeared - public testing is approaching

microsoft-edge-chromium.jpg

Mar 18, 2019 | Category: General | Comments

Found 82 extensions for new Edge.

As we interpret recently Microsoft's activity, we are not the long wait from a public testing period of their new Chromium-based browser. Last week we got a sneak peek at new Edge in some photos you can see here, and it was explained that the first tests only had support in 64-bit Windows 10.

read more…

Check out the crazy sum EA paid Ninja to pour Apex Legends

maxresdefault.jpg

Mar 17, 2019 | Category: IT | Comments

Earned millions of dollars to play for a few hours.

Tyler Blevins, better known as the Ninja in the gaming world, was one of the profiled streams paid by EA to play Apex Legends during launch.

read more…

Page 1 of 375  >  >>