Apple Hit With $506M Judgment In U. Wis. Infringement Spat

Law360, New York (July 25, 2017, 7:00 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin federal judge on Monday entered a $506 million judgment against Apple Inc. for infringing a computer processor patent owned by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, more than double what a jury awarded the organization in damages in October 2015.

The award includes the $234.3 million that the jury awarded WARF, more than $841,000 in costs that U.S. District Judge William M. Conley awarded the foundation last month, pre- and post-judgment interest, and supplemental damages and ongoing royalties that were calculated at a per-infringing-unit rate, according to the judgment, which does not otherwise break down the figures.

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