Texas Jury Hits Huawei With $10.6M Patent Verdict

Law360 (August 27, 2018, 7:31 PM EDT) -- An Eastern District of Texas jury decided Monday that Huawei willfully infringed five wireless and video patents once assigned to Ericsson and Panasonic, finding the Chinese smartphone maker liable for $10.6 million in damages.

A sales clerk looks at his smartphone at a Huawei store in Beijing. The company was found liable for $10.6 million in damages for patent infringement on Monday. (AP) Following a trial that began Aug. 20 before U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap, the jury began deliberating Friday before returning its verdict in favor of patent licensing company PanOptis Patent Management LLC on Monday morning.

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