Apple Hit With $502.6M Verdict In Latest VirnetX Patent Trial

By Ryan Davis (April 10, 2018, 8:35 PM EDT) -- An Eastern District of Texas jury decided Tuesday that Apple Inc. infringed four VirnetX network security patents and ordered the tech giant to pay $502.6 million in damages, the latest nine-figure verdict in the long-running dispute.

Apple's FaceTime and VPN On Demand infringe four VirnetX patents, a Texas federal jury found. (AP)

The jury in Tyler, Texas, deliberated for just under three hours before returning a verdict that Apple's FaceTime and VPN On Demand infringe four VirnetX patents. The same jury will return to the courtroom Wednesday for a second phase of the trial to determine if Apple's infringement was willful,...

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