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Apple Fights College’s Bid to Revive $506 Million Patent Lawsuit

Feb. 2, 2022, 6:10 PM

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s licensing unit is trying to resurrect its half-billion-dollar dispute with Apple Inc. over microprocessors, prodding a federal judge to let it pursue patent infringement claims in two related lawsuits based on a request it first made three years ago.

Apple, in turn, said in a court filing this week that a hearing on Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation’s request isn’t necessary because an appeals court ruling that tossed a $506 million judgment should apply to what remains of the eight-year-old dispute. The dueling filings repeat arguments both sides first made in early 2019 that have been awaiting ...