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Apple Can’t Undo $234M Patent Award, But It Won't Be Tripled

Law360, New York (June 7, 2017, 4:32 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin federal judge on Tuesday denied Apple’s bid to undo a jury’s finding it must pay the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation $234 million in damages for infringing a computer processor patent, but denied WARF’s request to triple the award, saying the patent owner couldn’t prove willful infringement.

Apple Inc. had sought reversal of nearly every aspect of the jury’s findings — including that it infringed WARF’s patent, that the asserted claims of the patent are valid and that it was vicariously liable for infringement — but U.S. District Judge William M. Conley refused to grant the tech giant’s request, saying...

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January 31, 2014

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