Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Login
BROWSE
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Login
Advanced Search Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

TeamViewer Hit With $5.7 Million Patent Infringement Verdict (1)

Aug. 15, 2022, 3:56 PMUpdated: Aug. 17, 2022, 2:38 PM

Software company TeamViewer US Inc. owes Aqua Connect Inc. $5.7 million for copying proprietary software that allows Microsoft users to access Apple desktops remotely, a federal jury in Delaware concluded Friday.

The jury upheld the validity of Aqua Connect’s two asserted patents—which cover technology to remotely view and control certain computer systems—while also finding that TeamViewer infringed both patents. According to Aqua Connect’s website, its product “allows organizations to deliver macOS as a remote desktop experience to any number of users on any device, anywhere with Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol or our own proprietary Ion Protocol.”

Aqua Connect sued TeamViewer ...