Yahoo Told To Pay $12.4M In Online Ad Patent Feud

Law360, New York (February 5, 2010, 2:52 PM EST) -- A federal judge has ordered Yahoo Inc. to fork over an additional $5.8 million in enhanced damages and interest to patent holder Creative Internet Advertising Corp. in an infringement suit over an online advertising patent, bringing the total judgment to $12.4 million.

In a final ruling handed down Feb. 1 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Judge John D. Love ordered Yahoo to pay $4.4 million in enhanced damages and almost $1.1 million in prejudgment and post-judgment interest, following a $6.6...
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