Law360 interviewed Manatt's Yasser El-Gamal, co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property practice, for an article on network security firm VirnetX's colossal win in its patent infringement case against Apple. A Texas federal jury issued a $625.6 million verdict against the tech giant, marking one of the biggest awards in a patent case ever to be handed down by a jury.
"This is one of the top verdicts rendered against a defendant in a patent litigation matter," said El-Gamal. "Every asserted claim of every patent was found to be infringed … and the award could be even higher once the court looks at willfulness."
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