“A federal jury in California has awarded Canadian patent licensing company WiLan Inc $145.1 million in damages against Apple Inc for patent infringement, according to a court filing on Wednesday,” Reuters reports.
“The jury in San Diego determined that versions of Apple’s iPhone infringed two WiLan patents relating to wireless communications technology, WiLan, a unit of Quarterhill Inc, said in a statement,” Reuters reports.
“Apple confirmed it plans to appeal,” Reuters reports. “The company earlier rejected claims of infringement in pre-trial filings.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Patent troll WiLAN’s U.S. patents in question are Nos 8,457,145 and 8,537,757.
We look forward to Apple’s appeal.
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