Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
L-R Morgan Chu and William Lee. Courtesy Photos Morgan Chu, left, and William Lee, right. Courtesy photos

Fortress Investment Group’s VLSI Technology LLC wrapped up its six-day patent infringement trial against Intel Corp. with a bold demand: more than $2 billion in damages for the infringement of two semiconductor-related patents.

At least, that appeared to be the number. As throughout the trial, Irell & Manella partner Morgan Chu didn’t say it out loud but showed the jury figures on closed-circuit monitors. Intel’s Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr attorneys said it was “literally billions of dollars” and told jurors that “no one has ever paid remotely the type of money VLSI is seeking for these two patents.”

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 1 article* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Scott Graham

Scott Graham focuses on intellectual property and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He writes ALM's Skilled in the Art IP briefing. Contact him at [email protected]

More from this author

Reprints & Licensing
Mentioned in a Law.com story?

License our industry-leading legal content to extend your thought leadership and build your brand.

America's Claims Executive Virtual Leadership Forum & Expo 2021Event

ACE Virtual Leadership Forum & Expo is the annual conference for Senior Claims Executives in Insurance organizations.

Get More Information

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.