Who wouldn’t be impressed when learning that Brad Caldwell won this week a $625 million verdict against Apple Inc. for his plaintiff client, VirnetX Inc.?

In federal court in East Texas, Caldwell’s client alleged the iPhone producer willfully infringed on its patents covering technology that secures telecommunications. But Caldwell, a principal in Dallas’ Caldwell, Cassady & Curry, has no illusions that the verdict—one of the largest an East Texas federal jury ever issued—will end the lengthy litigation saga between the two companies. Indeed, the eight-day trial this month was itself a redo. Three years ago, VirnetX won a $368 million verdict against Apple based on allegations about the same patents, but then an appellate court found error with the damages calculations and ordered a second trial.

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