Carnegie Mellon asks court to triple Marvell's $1.17 billion fine

By Matthew
Feb 13, 2013
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  1. Carnegie Mellon University has asked a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania court to triple the $1.17 billion patent infringement fine levied against Marvell in December -- an outcome that would dwarf the record-setting $1.05 billion ruling in last August's Apple versus Samsung case....

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  2. seefizzle

    seefizzle TS Addict Posts: 241   +121

    I wonder how many people right now are sitting on innovative products, websites, or ideas, because they know they actually can't bring them to market due to being afraid of the patent trolls. Now maybe this patent lawsuit is justified, who knows? But the vast majority of these suits are piss on yourself retarded and need to be stopped.
  3. Ranger1st

    Ranger1st TS Addict Posts: 311   +87

    Way to go CMU, even at higher learning institutions greed is paramount.. one more nail in the coffin of US based innovation.
  4. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Enthusiast Posts: 289   +67

    R.E.M.: "Everybody sues... Everybody cries...." (except for IP lawyers)
  5. Greedy mother****ers: The Country
  6. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,365   +710

    You know, I was considering applying to CMU next year. oh well.

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