Jury Rules Apple Infringed On UW Tech PatentA federal jury has found Apple Inc. infringed on a technology patent held by the foundation that protects the University of Wisconsin's intellectual property. The U.S. District Court jury in Madison rejected claims from the technology giant that the patent was invalid and no infringement took place.
Supreme Court Won't Hear Medtronic AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court won't hear Medtronic's appeal of a patent infringement lawsuit. Minnesota Public Radio News says the high court's decision could cost the Fridley-based company $250 million in damages.
3M And Avery Dennison Resolve Patent Lawsuits Office products makers 3M Co. and Avery Dennison Corp. said Friday that they have resolved patent infringement lawsuits filed against each other related to certain reflective sheeting products used on traffic signs, pavement markings and other traffic control products.