VirnetX, Apple Begin Retrial In Texas Patent Litigation

Mealey's (January 28, 2016, 12:50 PM EST) -- TYLER, Texas — Declaratory judgment counterclaims and affirmative defenses of invalidity with regard to six patents were voluntarily dismissed by Apple Inc. on Jan. 25, on the first day of a retrial to decide whether the software giant infringed via the popular “FaceTime” feature (VirnetX Inc. v. Apple Inc., No. 12-855, E.D. Texas).

(Joint motion available. Document #16-160201-011M.)

According to court records, Apple entered into the voluntary dismissal in exchange for an agreement by plaintiff VirnetX Inc. to limit its claims during retrial to the following:...
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