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Unwired Planet seeks $8 billion from Apple over standard-essential patents

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Unwired Planet seeks $8 billion from Apple over standard-essential patents

Another day, another lawsuit. A company named Unwired Planet is seeking $8 billion from Apple over standard-essential patents, according to FOSS Patents. This isn’t the first legal brouhaha involving Apple and Unwired Planet. In April 2017, Unwired Planet announced that it had settled its patent infringement suit with Apple, ending more than four years of litigation that Apple said was frivolous and Unwired said was worth an estimated $33 million. In July 2016, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit handed down an opinion vacating in part a 2015 summary judgment that found Apple not in infringement of certain...

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