Fed. Circ. Reverses Part Of $7.3M Apple Patent Verdict

Law360 (August 16, 2018, 6:12 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Thursday upended a jury verdict that required Apple Inc. to pay $7.3 million to Core Wireless Licensing SARL, which claimed iPads and iPhones infringed two of its patents covering wireless communications technology.

The appeals court, in a precedential opinion, ruled Apple had not been shown to infringe one of the patents and said there are questions about whether the other patent is enforceable based on certain actions of the original owner, Nokia Corp.

The case was sent back to the Northern District of California to sort out the enforceability question.

The patents describe methods of streamlining two-way...

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