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VirnetX Can't Get Apple Patent Damages Doubled To $1B

Despite a federal jury's finding earlier this year that Apple Inc.'s infringement of four VirnetX Inc. patents was willful, a Texas federal judge declined to double a $502.6 million award, according to an order unsealed Tuesday.


Last week, in a sealed order, U.S. District Judge Robert Schroeder III left in place the jury's award and denied Apple's request for judgment in its favor or a new trial. Jurors in April had decided Apple's FaceTime and VPN On Demand features infringed VirnetX network security patents.

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