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VLSI Secures $2.2B Patent Award Against Intel


Irell & Manella LLP obtained a $2.2 billion jury verdict for VLSI Technology LLC in a suit against Intel Corporation. The case, tried in Waco, Texas, involved two patents on technology used in Intel’s microprocessors.

The Irell trial team in Waco included Morgan Chu, Ben Hattenbach, Alan Heinrich, Amy Proctor, Ian Washburn, Babak Redjaian, Dominik Slusarczyk, Charlotte Wen, Jordan Nafekh and science advisor Thomas Barr. The home team included Iian Jablon, Christopher Abernethy, Elizabeth Tuan, Adina Stohl and Benjamin Manzin-Monnin. Mann Tindel Thompson was local counsel for VLSI.

Morgan, Ben and Alan were recognized as Am Law's Litigators of the Week for their work in leading the team. The article can be found here (subscription required). 

Los Angeles Times coverage of the verdict can be found here. Law360 and additional coverage (subscriptions required) can be found here and here.

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