Fed. Circ. Unsure It Can Uphold $600M Verdict In Apple IP Row

Law360 (October 4, 2019, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A Federal Circuit panel on Friday cast doubt on whether to affirm part of a $600 million judgment VirnetX won against Apple for its FaceTime product because one of the claims at issue in the case could be invalidated soon.

Apple Inc. is arguing that a claim in a VirnetX patent it is accused of infringing will likely be invalidated by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. (AP) Apple Inc. contends that the claim is nearly indistinguishable from one in a different patent VirnetX asserted against the tech giant over FaceTime, which the court found invalid in August. Apple urged the...

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