Judge Rules Apple’s Infringement Is Not Willful, Jury Awards WARF $234.2M
- October 21, 2015
After finding that Apple’s A7 and A8 processors infringe multiple claims of a patent (5,781,752) owned by Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), a Wisconsin jury has awarded the NPE $234.2 million in damages (3:14-cv-00062). The decision follows an October 15, 2015 ruling by District Judge William Conley that Apple’s infringement of the ‘752 patent was not willful. A finding of willfulness would have allowed the court to enhance damages by as much as three times the jury’s award.
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