OPTi Awarded $3M In Damages Over 'Presnoop' Patent
By David McAfee
Law360, Los Angeles (September 9, 2013, 8:28 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday entered final judgment against VIA Technologies Inc. in a patent infringement suit brought by OPTi Inc. claiming infringement of its “presnoop patents” through sales of logic chipsets, motherboards and other technology, awarding total damages of more than $3 million.
The judgment comes after a Texas federal jury handed a $2.1 million verdict to OPTi in the suit brought against VIA for infringing patents related to predictive snooping technology, ruling that VIA infringed one of the patents. The jury found that...