Microsoft ordered to pay Uniloc $388 million in
The jury based the $388 million award on compensation due to Uniloc dating from Oct. 1, 2003, according to court documents. $194 million of the award is attributable to “foreign activations,” according to court documents.
Uniloc uses its antipiracy technology in two products.
The first is NetAnchor, a solution that protects against security breaches by requesting a sample of the hardware “DNA” of any device that attempts to communicate with a critical
“We are very disappointed in the jury verdict,” Microsoft spokesman Jack Evans said in an e-mail. “We believe that we do not infringe, that the patent is invalid and that this award of damages is legally and factually unsupported. We will ask the court to
After six years of legal wrangling, the jury trial started in March. The damages award is one of the largest on record in