Jury Finds Qualcomm's Patents Not Infringed

Law360, New York (January 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- After nine days of trial and only six hours of deliberation, a jury unanimously ruled Friday that Qualcomm Inc.’s two video compression patents are valid, but Broadcom Corp. did not infringe upon them.

Broadcom said that the jury also offered two advisory opinions to Judge Rudi Brewster of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

The first advisory opinion said Broadcom had proved through evidence at the trial that Qualcomm had “violated a duty to disclose its patents” to its parent organization when...
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