Facebook will be obliged to pay to the company: $ 500 million for stealing technology manufacturer of points of virtual reality Oculus, which is also owned by Mark Zuckerberg, reports the BBC Russian service.
The court found that the company Zuckerberg Oculus Zenimax copied data in the development of virtual reality goggles Rift. The jury found guilty the founder of Oculus Palmer Luckey of breach of contract non-disclosure agreement. However, the fault of defendants in violation of trade secrets was not proved.
However, it should be noted that the plaintiff initially demanded $ 2 billion.
“The essence of the case was whether Oculus stole trade secret data protected by Zenimax, and on this issue the jury ruled in our favor,” – said the press Secretary of the Oculus.
The founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg has rejected allegations that Oculus products are manufactured based on someone else’s technology.