"Apple continues its efforts to get out of paying VirnetX $ 439 million after they were declared to have violated its patents. The IPhone manufacturer urged the Federal Government to reassess the verdict just weeks after the federal US The Court of Appeal denied Apple's appeal over the verdict, said Malcolm Owen for AppleInsider.

"Instead of going to a higher court, Apple asks for a new review," reports Owen. "According to Law360, Apple appealed the entire Federal Circuit on Thursday for to rehear a panel discussion that maintained the $ 439 million Eastern District of Texas jury verdict. "

" Apple has had some success in avoiding payment to VirnetX for patent infringement "Owen reports." The first lawsuit in 201

0 claimed several cases of infringement, but while a Texas court ordered Apple to pay $ 368 million to infringe a patent, the judgment was abandoned nearly two years later.

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