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Court Sets Ongoing Royalty Rate in AdWords Case (access required)

In the wake of a jury verdict finding defendant companies had infringed several of plaintiff’s patents through their AdWords system, and a jury award of over $30 million in damages, the Norfolk U.S. District Court says the appropriate ongoing royalty rate defendants should pay to plaintiff is 6.5 percent. Although the jury specifically indicated on the ...