All items tagged with "VirnetX"

Lawsuit Forces Apple To Change The Behavior Of VPN On Demand On iOS

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Apple has been forced to change the way in which its VPN On Demand feature works on iOS devices following a patent lawsuit it lost last November. The Cupertino company has published a new knowledge base article to explain to users how the change will affect their devices.

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When $368.2 Million Isn’t Enough – VirnetX Files Yet Another, Similar Patent Suit Against Apple

When $368.2 Million Isn’t Enough – VirnetX Files Yet Another, Similar Patent Suit Against Apple

A couple of days ago, Cult of Mac reported that Apple had been successfully sued by an internet security software company, resulting in a $368.2 million damages award due the patent holders. Apparently, that award sum just wasn’t enough, as VirnetX has filed another complaint, claiming that Apple willfully infringed four patents.

As if another suit isn’t enough of a craziness, these are the same exact patents that were involved in the first suit. This time, the suing company says, they complaint includes the iPhone 5, the iPad mini, and the latest iPod touch, products that were not yet released when the initial complaint was filed.

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Apple Forced To Pay $368 Million To Patent Troll VirnetX

Apple Forced To Pay $368 Million To Patent Troll VirnetX

Apple doesn’t always get its own way in court.

A federal jury in Texas has ordered Apple to pay patent holding firm (“patent troll”) VirnetX $368 million for a patent-infringement complaint. Following its success, VirnetX is now working to get Apple’s iPhone, iPad, and Mac products banned.

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