Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday February 11, 2013

Carnegie Mellon Seeks Triple Damages in Marvell Patent Case

Carnegie Mellon University, taking a page from the Apple playbook, is now seeking triple the $1.7 billion it was awarded by a jury last month. eek!

Carnegie Mellon University is asking a court to make Marvell Technology Group Ltd pay up to three times the $1.17 billion jury verdict that the chipmaker was ordered to pay in December for patent infringement. The university filed papers Monday in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, saying Marvell knew it was using Carnegie Mellon patents wrongfully and should pay up to triple damages as a result.