Apple Asks To Slash $454M VirnetX Judgment It Already Paid

By Tiffany Hu (April 24, 2020, 4:18 PM EDT) -- Just because Apple Inc. already cut a $454 million check to VirnetX Inc. after the U.S. Supreme Court turned down its patent appeal doesn't stop it from now requesting that the award be reduced, the tech giant has told a Texas federal judge.

In a brief filed Thursday, Apple urged U.S. District Judge Robert W. Schroeder III to grant its request to relieve it from a 2017 judgment in which it agreed to account for VirnetX's network security patents the tech giant was found to infringe. In its earlier motion, Apple said the award was "exceedingly unjust" because the patents had...

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