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The jury of Del. says Shopify owes $40 million for website IP breach

BySamuel M. Craig

Sep 1, 2022
By Dani Kass (September 1, 2022, 7:59 PM EDT) – A federal jury in Delaware has found that Shopify Inc. should pay $40 million for infringing patents for website generation owned by Express Mobile Inc.

Following a five-day trial before U.S. District Judge Richard G. Andrews, the jury found on Wednesday that Shopify — which hosts a personalized online store platform — infringed every asserted claim of three Express patents. Mobile and that none of these claims were invalid. The jury then said that Express Mobile should receive a lump sum of $40 million, rather than a running royalty.

The verdict comes in the context of litigation launched by Shopify in Canada in March 2019, hoping for a declaratory judgment…

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