Apple was ordered to pay $ 502.6 milli in damages after a federal jury in East Texas found that the company had violated patents held by VirnetX.
The battle of intellectual property – FaceTime, iMessage and VPN Demand – began in 2010, VirnetX claiming that Apple was violating four of its patents relating to communicatis security. After receiving a $ 0.5 billi bill, it remains to be seen if Apple will break the mey.
Unfortunately for VirnetX, it does not look good. While there will almost certainly be jubilati at the decisi, Apple has a story to call. After eight years of legal wrangling, the decisi saw the VirnetX share rise by 44% and CEO Kendall Larsen is satisfied with the verdict. After the announcement of the decisi, he stated:
The evidence was clear. Tell the truth and you do not have to worry about …