Apple Gets New Damages Trial After $506M Patent Verdict

Law360 (April 14, 2021, 11:01 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge ruled Wednesday that Apple is entitled to a new damages trial after a jury found in August that it infringed PanOptis' standard-essential 4G wireless patents and must pay $506 million, saying there is "serious doubt" about the reliability of the verdict.

A Texas federal judge said Wednesday that a jury was missing information when it found Apple was liable for $506 million in damages. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap declined to order a new trial on any other issues that Apple raised. As for the damages, he said that because the dispute centers on standard-essential...

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