Jury Finds Apple Infringes WARF Patent In $400M Trial

By Ryan Davis (October 13, 2015, 4:29 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin federal jury decided Monday that Apple Inc.'s iPhones and iPads infringe a Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation computer processor patent, which could result in a damages award of nearly $400 million.

Apple products including the iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini were found to have infringed a single WARF patent. (Credit: AP) The jury returned its verdict following a liability trial that began Oct. 5 and will now move on to the damages phase in which WARF, the patent manager for the University of Wisconsin, Madison, is seeking damages of $398.7 million, according to a source...

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