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Apple, Broadcom ordered to pay US$1.1b for patent infringement
[LOS ANGELES] A Los Angeles jury on Wednesday ordered Apple and Broadcom to pay US$1.1 billion to a university in California for infringing on four Wi-Fi technology patents.
Apple was ordered to pay US$837 million and Broadcom must pay US$270 million to the California Institute of Technology.
"Caltech appreciates the jury's thoughtful attention throughout the trial," the university said in a statement. "We are pleased the jury found that Apple and Broadcom infringed Caltech patents.
"As a nonprofit institution of higher education, Caltech is committed to protecting its intellectual property in furtherance of its mission to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education."