Yahoo ‘bullying’ owes $260 million for IP ‘squatting’, jury told

By Bonnie Eslinger (March 28, 2022, 10:02 p.m. EDT) – Yahoo Inc. is using technology from Droplets Inc. to quickly update web pages, its attorney told a California federal jury Monday at the conclusion of a trial for $260 million in patent infringement, accusing Yahoo of “squatting” Droplets’ intellectual property and then “harassing” the small Texas company.

At the end of a three-week trial, an attorney for Droplets, Courtland L. Reichman of Reichman Jorgensen Lehman & Feldberg LLP, told jurors the case was “ultimately about whether it’s okay to take someone’s property and use it without permission”.

The three founders of Droplets were engineers who designed a way to make websites more interactive with users and were…

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