VirnetX Wants Apple's FaceTime Stopped After $625M Win

Law360, Texarkana, Texas (May 25, 2016, 8:24 PM EDT) -- VirnetX Inc. asked an Eastern District of Texas court Wednesday to enjoin Apple Inc. from continuing its FaceTime and iMessage features, while the tech giant sought to overturn its $625 million patent infringement verdict.

At a post-trial hearing Wednesday, Texas technology company VirnetX argued that although an injunction blocking Apple's popular video chatting and messaging features, along with a virtual private network on demand feature, may seem like a harsh remedy, it is necessary because of the irreparable harm Apple's infringement caused the company. VirnetX also asked the court to increase the jury's damages award by at least $190 million, arguing...

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