Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Does This Mean CMU will have Free Tuition Forever?

Joe Mullin:

A Pittsburgh jury found that hard drive control chips made by Marvell Semiconductor infringe two patents owned by Carnegie Mellon University. Following a four-week trial in federal court, nine jurors unanimously held that Marvell should have to pay $1,169,140,271 in damages—the full sum that CMU's lawyers had asked for.

Yes, that's $1.17 Billion, with a B.

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