California Jury Returns $1.1B Infringement Verdict in Caltech Suit Against Apple and Broadcom

January 31, 2020

A Central District of California jury has returned an infringement verdict against Apple and Broadcom in a lawsuit over Wi-Fi technology filed by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). In that January 29 verdict, the jury awarded $1.1B in damages—$837.8M against Apple and $270.2M against Broadcom, both as a running royalty—but declined to find that the companies’ infringement of the three remaining patents-in-suit had been willful.

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