Bloomberg Law
Jan. 30, 2020, 12:31 AM

Apple, Broadcom Ordered to Pay $1.1 Billion for Infringement (2)

Edvard Pettersson
Edvard Pettersson
Bloomberg News
Susan Decker
Susan Decker
Bloomberg News

Apple Inc. and Broadcom Inc. must pay $1.1 billion in damages for infringing California Institute of Technology patents on Wi-Fi technology, a jury in California ordered.

Apple was ordered to pay $837.8 million while Broadcom was hit with a $270.2 million verdict, according to lawyers for CalTech. The school sued the technology companies over a range of patents related to wireless data transmissions.

It’s the biggest jury verdict of any kind so far this year, and the sixth-largest patent verdict of all time, according to Bloomberg data.

Apple Music streaming service signage is displayed on an iPhone in an arranged photograph taken in the Brooklyn Borough of New York.
Photographer: Gabby Jones/Bloomberg

While Apple spent years suing other companies for allegedly infringing its patents, ...

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