Vringo Seeks New Damages Trial After $30M Win Over Google

Law360, New York (December 19, 2012, 1:18 PM EST) -- Six weeks after winning a $30 million patent infringement verdict against Google Inc., ringtone maker Vringo Inc. blasted a Virginia federal court Tuesday for limiting its damages to only the past year, asking for a new trial on damages.

Before last month's jury trial — over whether Google's highly-profitable ad services infringed Vringo's patented search engine advertisement technology — Vringo was looking for damages ranging back to 2005, a sum the tech company reportedly estimated at $696 million.

But in late October, the court limited damages...
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