US Supreme Court Rejects Caltech Patents Challenged by Apple-Broadcom Partnership

The US Supreme Court has rejected a bid by Apple and Broadcom to revive their challenges to Caltech’s data-transmission patents in a patent infringement case. The university’s previous $1.1 billion jury verdict against the companies was overturned. Apple and Broadcom appealed the lower court’s ruling, which prevented them from contesting the validity of the patents …

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Broadcom Reportedly Receives EU Antitrust Approval for VMware Deal with Conditions Attached

US semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom is soon expected to receive conditional EU antitrust approval for its $61 billion acquisition of cloud computing firm VMware. This news has caused the company’s shares to rise by nearly 5%. However, this approval is conditional upon Broadcom agreeing to remedies regarding interoperability with rivals to address concerns around competition. The …

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