Yesterday Apple lost a lawsuit to patent holding firm Virnetx. According to Virnetx Apple infringed on some patents which is being used by the iPhone, iPad and iPod. Apple must now cough up $368 million to the holding firm.
VirnetX also has filed complaints with the U.S. International Trade Commission against Apple, alleging that its iPhone, iPad and Mac products violate the company’s patents. In addition, the company has cases pending against Cisco, Avaya and Siemens, with those cases set for trial in March 2013.
The patent holding company had previously won a lawsuit against Microsoft, alleging several versions of Windows also infringed on its patents.