After being hit with a $290 million trial loss last year, Microsoft Corp. and decorated patent lawyer Matthew Powers went into the same Texas courtroom with the same judge, against the same Dallas lawyer — and lost again.

The jury concluded late Tuesday that Microsoft willfully infringed on patents held by VirnetX, and awarded the Scotts Valley, Calif., technology licensing company $105.8 million. The company, which had been asking for $242 million, will now seek an injunction.

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