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Report: Apple Challenges $625.5 Million Mirror Worlds Verdict

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Apple Inc on Monday filed an emergency motion to block a jury verdict that found that Apple was liable to the tune of $625.5 million for infringing upon the patents belonging to a Yale University computer scientist.

The $625.5 million award is the second-biggest jury verdict in 2010, and the fourth-biggest patent verdict in U.S. history, according to Bloomberg News.

David Gelernter, the Yale computer science professor who was one of the Unabomber’s victims in 1993, co-founded Mirror Worlds Technologies, which was a company that created software to help computer users organize their data. The company sued Apple in 2008.

The suit said that the iPod, iPhone and Mac infringe upon its patents on the way documents are displayed on a computer screen.

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Apple Inc on Monday filed an emergency motion to block a jury verdict that found that Apple was liable to the tune of $625.5 million for infringing upon the patents belonging to a Yale University computer scientist.

The $625.5 million award is the second-biggest jury verdict in 2010, and the fourth-biggest patent verdict in U.S. history, according to Bloomberg News.

David Gelernter, the Yale computer science professor who was one of the Unabomber’s victims in 1993, co-founded Mirror Worlds Technologies, which was a company that created software to help computer users organize their data. The company sued Apple in 2008.

The suit said that the iPod, iPhone and Mac infringe upon its patents on the way documents are displayed on a computer screen.

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Apple Inc on Monday filed an emergency motion to block a jury verdict that found that Apple was liable to the tune of $625.5 million for infringing upon the patents belonging to a Yale University computer scientist.

The $625.5 million award is the second-biggest jury verdict in 2010, and the fourth-biggest patent verdict in U.S. history, according to Bloomberg News.

David Gelernter, the Yale computer science professor who was one of the Unabomber’s victims in 1993, co-founded Mirror Worlds Technologies, which was a company that created software to help computer users organize their data. The company sued Apple in 2008.

The suit said that the iPod, iPhone and Mac infringe upon its patents on the way documents are displayed on a computer screen.

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Apple Inc on Monday filed an emergency motion to block a jury verdict that found that Apple was liable to the tune of $625.5 million for infringing upon the patents belonging to a Yale University computer scientist.

The $625.5 million award is the second-biggest jury verdict in 2010, and the fourth-biggest patent verdict in U.S. history, according to Bloomberg News.

David Gelernter, the Yale computer science professor who was one of the Unabomber’s victims in 1993, co-founded Mirror Worlds Technologies, which was a company that created software to help computer users organize their data. The company sued Apple in 2008.

The suit said that the iPod, iPhone and Mac infringe upon its patents on the way documents are displayed on a computer screen.

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