Apple Guilty But Patent Infringement Fine Reduced
WiLAN says “it develops and commercializes innovative patented technologies, manages intellectual property and licenses these inventions to corporations.” Apple was found to have infringed two patents related to wireless communications technology that allowed users to make phone calls and download data simultaneously.
Apple and WiLAN have been engaged in a legal battles for around a decade. Previously, a judge told Apple to pay a total of $145 for these infringements. Following a damages only retrial, this became $85 million. The trial was held in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California