Unwired Planet Says Apple Owes $33M As IP Trial Looms

Law360, San Francisco (April 5, 2017, 10:44 PM EDT) -- Unwired Planet told a California federal judge Wednesday it plans to seek $33 million in royalties from Apple in an upcoming infringement trial over three of its wireless, location and voice recognition patents, saying the amount is reasonable considering Apple wants $400 million from Samsung for infringing similar smartphone patents.

Unwired Planet LLC attorney Theodore Stevenson III of McKool Smith PC said it wants 7 to 9 cents for each infringing device, but Apple Inc. argues that royalty amount is too high. However, Stevenson said it’s...
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