Internet security software group VirnetX Holding reported that a US$625.6mln lawsuit verdict against tech behemoth Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) had gone in its favour.
Internet security software group Holding (NYSE: VHC) reported that a US$625.6mln lawsuit verdict against tech behemoth () had gone in its favour.
The case was to do with patent infringement.
It is the second time a federal jury has found liable for infringing 's patented technology.
The verdict yesterday in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Tyler includes royalties awarded to based on an earlier patent infringement finding against .
The jury found that 's modified VPN On Demand, iMessage and FaceTime services infringed 's patents and that 's infringement was willful.
A separate jury previously awarded US$368mln in a 2012 trial after finding that 's FaceTime video-conference application and its VPN On Demand service infringed four patents.
The award later was vacated by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which sent the case back to the district court for a retrial on damages and for 's alleged infringement through the FaceTime service under a new claim construction, which the jury decided in today's verdict.