VirnetX Archive

Apple loses patent retrial to the litigious VirnetX, ordered to pay $302.4M

Here’s yet more evidence that the US patent system needs over-hauling. Back in February we reported that Apple had been ordered to pay $625 million to notorious litigator VirnetX after a U.S. court judged that the iPhone-maker had infringed on patents held by VirnetX in its iMessage and FaceTime services. (VirnetX often described as a patent troll because it makes almost all of its revenue …