back to article Marvell-LESS! Chip giant slashes $1.5bn judgment in CMU patent fight

Chipmaker Marvell has managed to whittle down the amount of patent infringement damages it must pay to Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) after a US court of appeals found that it was only liable for chips that were imported into or sold in the United States. In 2012, Marvell was slapped with a $1.17bn judgment for infringing …

  1. Vic

    So given that these were HDD patents...

    ... Why have we got an image of DRAM at the top of the article?

    Vic.

    1. ChrisInAStrangeLand

      Re: DRAM image.

      The Reg has a collection of stock photography they cycle through in different stories. I'd guess that it was part of a set taken by an intern of "techy" objects lying around their office so as to avoid paying royalties.

      If you do an image search you'll notice this one is reused on a few articles.

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