Jury Awards Intellectual Ventures $17M In Symantec IP Row

A Delaware federal jury found Friday that Symantec Corp. infringed on two out of the three patents Intellectual Ventures Management LLC took the company to trial over, and awarded a total of $17 million, much lower than the $300 million the plaintiffs had sought.

After deliberating for nearly a full day in the federal courthouse in Wilmington, the eight-person jury found that Symantec's computer security software infringed Intellectual Ventures patents numbered 5,987,610 and 6,073,142, but not patent number 6,460,050, which Intellectual Ventures alleged was infringed by...

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