VLSI Wants Over $3 Billion From Intel in Texas Patent Trial

April 14, 2021, 9:10 PM

VLSI Technology LLC’s economist said Intel Corp. should pay over $3 billion if a jury finds the chipmaker infringes two VLSI computer processor patents.

Ryan Sullivan, president of Intensity LLC and VLSI’s economic expert, said Intel has sold tens of millions of products that are accused of infringing VLSI’s U.S. Patent Nos. 6,366,522 and 6,633,187, covering technology that VLSI says improves power saving and performance of processors.

Sullivan said the technologies were key to Intel maintaining its market position and allowed it to charge higher prices. Taking into account Intel’s revenues, Sullivan said $3.09 billion was a reasonable ...

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