Posts Tagged ‘federal court’
We already know what companies like Google Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. think of patent trolling. Turns out, some politicians aren’t particularly fond of the questionable practice, either.
The federal case that was supposed to bring a halt to patent troll Innovatio’s ongoing shakedown of hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops took a strange turn when a federal judge threw out racketeering allegations brought by Cisco, Motorola and Netgear.
A10 Networks isn’t done fighting its legal battle with Brocade. Rather than accepting the $112 million judgment, the networking appliance vendor plans to appeal the jury award and nullify the ruling that it willfully infringed upon Brocade’s load balancing patents.
Brocade says it won a long-running patent infringement and unfair competition lawsuit against A10 Networks, with the jury issuing an “unambiguous” verdict and a large compensation award for unfair competitive practices.