Google Can't Duck $30M Verdict In Vringo Patent Case
By Matthew Heller
Law360, New York (April 3, 2013, 3:58 PM ET) -- A Virginia federal judge on Wednesday denied Google Inc.'s bid to overturn a $30 million patent infringement verdict, rejecting the search giant's argument that ringtone maker Vringo Inc. hadn't shown it had suffered any damages after it filed suit in September 2011.
U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson's rulings on a slew of post-trial motions were a mixed bag for the parties, as he also rebuffed Vringo's bid to add to its damages. A jury's award in November of $30 million plus an ongoing 3.5 percent...