Apple Settles Unwired Planet’s IP Suit On Eve Of Trial

Law360, San Francisco (April 17, 2017, 4:15 PM EDT) -- Unwired Planet LLC on Monday announced that it settled its patent infringement suit with Apple Inc., just as a California federal trial was set to begin, ending more than four years of litigation that Apple said was frivolous and Unwired said was worth an estimated $33 million.

Jury selection in the case took place last week, and opening arguments were scheduled for Monday, but Apple and Unwired told U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria that the parties had reached a deal and would file to dismiss the case. The terms of the settlement were not immediately available on Monday, and attorneys and representatives...

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