SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley software company Synopsys Inc. and its lawyers at Jones Day scored a $30.4 million jury verdict Thursday in a copyright infringement case against rival ATopTech Inc.
After a two-week trial, the San Francisco jury found that ATopTech infringed copyrights associated with Synopsys’ electronic design automation software. Jurors also rejected ATopTech’s fair use defense and awarded Synopsis $22 million in lost profits, plus $8.4 million of ATopTech’s profits stemming from the infringement.
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