Calif. Jury Hits Apple With $145M Verdict In WiLan IP Row

Law360 (August 2, 2018, 6:21 PM EDT) -- A California federal jury on Wednesday awarded WiLan Inc. $145.1 million after finding that Apple Inc. infringed two of its patents covering wireless communication technology.

The jury reached its verdict at the end of a seven-day trial overseen by U.S. District Judge Dana M. Sabraw, after deliberating for an hour and a half, according to online court records. The damages were “every penny we asked for,” WiLan’s attorney Mike McKool of McKool Smith PC, told Law360.

“The jury worked very hard to understand the complex technology involved in the case, and they weighed the evidence very carefully,” he said separately in...

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