Jury Orders Apple To Pay $234 Million In Wisconsin Patent Case
(October 19, 2015, 12:32 PM EDT) -- MADISON, Wis. — After deliberating less than one day, jurors assigned to hear the patent infringement dispute between Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) and Apple Inc. on Oct. 16 ordered the software giant to pay more than $234 million in damages (Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation v. Apple Inc., No. 14-062, W.D. Wis.).
(Special verdict available. Document #16-151102-005V. Order available. Document #16-151102-006R.)
The award will not be trebled, however, in light of a ruling issued one day earlier by U.S. Judge William M. Conley of the Western...