Bloomberg Law
Aug. 10, 2021, 3:42 PM

Intel Denied New Trial After $2 Billion Patent Verdict

Matthew Bultman
Matthew Bultman

Intel Corp. won’t get a new trial after a West Texas jury found it owed VLSI Technology LLC over $2.1 billion for infringing patents related to chip-making technology.

Judge Alan Albright in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas denied Intel’s motion for a new trial in a sealed order Monday, according to a notice on the court’s docket.

A jury in March found Intel infringed two VLSI patents and owed $2.18 billion. It is the second largest patent verdict in U.S. history.

Intel argued, among other things, the verdict was based on a “highly ...

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