Elbit says awarded $21m in satellite patent case

Elbit Systems Ltd said a jury in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas found Hughes Network Systems, LLC, to have infringed one of its patents which generally relates to high-speed satellite communications.

“The jury awarded Elbit Systems damages of approximately $21 million plus interest,” said Elbit Systems.

“The court has yet to issue a final order regarding the verdict, and the financial impact of this matter is not yet determinable.”