HP Hit With $184M Verdict In Cornell Patent Trial

Law360, New York (June 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal jury in New York found Hewlett Packard Co. liable on Friday for years of infringement of a computer processor patent held by Cornell University and ordered the company to pay $184 million in damages.

The verdict, handed down in the Northern District of New York, ended an eight-day trial over a lawsuit Cornell filed in December 2001. The jury began deliberating around noon on Friday, and the verdict was announced just before 7 p.m.

Cornell accused HP of infringing five claims of the one...
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