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Apple to pay patent troll $625 million over FaceTime, iMessage violations
Apple to pay patent troll $625 million over FaceTime, iMessage violations
A court has ruled that Apple must pay $625 million to VirnetX, a publicly traded patent troll, over infringement of multiple intellectual properties. ...... 06 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
Patent troll gets 3.2 cents per Cisco router after lawsuits against end users fail
Patent troll gets 3.2 cents per Cisco router after lawsuits against end users fail
Infamous patent troll Innovatio IP Ventures has settled with Cisco over hundreds of million of routers used by the average retail business. ...... 09 Feb 2014 - 9 comments
Patent troll sues Apple for a second time
Patent troll sues Apple for a second time
A company called VirnetX didn't wait for the ink to dry on their new VPN patent before suing Apple for infringing on it at the beginning of the month. ...... 09 Nov 2011 - 3 comments
Apple will defend developers against 'patent troll' Lodsys
Apple will defend developers against 'patent troll' Lodsys
Apple has stepped up to the plate and will put some of its $60 billion in cash to work defending app developers being attacked by "patent troll" ...... 12 Jun 2011 - 1 comment
VirnetX to sue more companies over patents
VirnetX to sue more companies over patents
In May, software giant Microsoft settled with little known company VirnetX for $200 million, after the former had been accused of patent infringement. ...... 14 Aug 2010 - 6 comments
Microsoft to pay VirnetX $200 million after settling suit
Microsoft to pay VirnetX $200 million after settling suit
In March, software giant Microsoft was ordered to pay $106 million in damages to a communications company by a jury overseeing a patent infringement ...... 18 May 2010 - 3 comments
Victorious, VirnetX sues Microsoft, again
Victorious, VirnetX sues Microsoft, again
Just two days after a jury found that Microsoft had violated patents of small company VirnetX and fined the software giant $105.75 million USD, ...... 20 Mar 2010 - 4 comments
     

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