VirnetX has won $368.2 million in a patent lawsuit against Apple, alleging that the tech giant infringed on the company’s patents with its FaceTime video chat platform. The company’s stock jumped 23 percent with the news.
Now VirnetX has filed a new suit, alleging that Apple’s service to connect automatically to a virtual private network (VPN) also infringed on its patents. Apple did not offer commentary on the ruling nor the new filing. Here’s more about the new suit:
Delaware VirnetX and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) have jointly filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple. The Plaintiff’s state that most of Apple’s mobile devices such as the iPhone that connect to Mountain Lion supporting the VPN On-Demand functionality infringe on four of their patents.