The California District Court for the Northern District of California upheld a September 2004 judgement against Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Computer Entertainment of America in which a jury awarded Immersion damages of $82.0 million based on the sales of infringing products through June 30, 2004, and added on ‘pre-judgment interest’ of $8.7 million.
The Court also issued a permanent injunction against the manufacture, use, sale, or import into the
The Court stayed the permanent injunction pending appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The Court further ordered Sony to pay a compulsory license fee for the duration of the stay of the permanent injunction.
"The Court's entry of judgment implements last September's jury verdict and the damages award," said Immersion CEO Victor Viegas.
"The Court-ordered permanent injunction to stop the shipment and sale of infringing products in the