Cisco Hit With $23.7M Verdict In Network Surveillance Patent Suit

Mealey's (May 13, 2016, 8:19 AM EDT) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — A federal jury in Delaware on May 12 found that Cisco Systems Inc. willfully infringed two patents related to network security and surveillance, awarding the plaintiff $23.7 million in “reasonable royalty” damages, while also deeming the patents in suit to be valid (SRI International Inc. v. Cisco Systems Inc., No. 1:13-cv-01534, D. Del.).

(Verdict available. Document #24-160519-032V.)

Intrusion Detection Patents

California-based SRI International Inc., a self-described “independent, not-for-profit research institute,” holds U.S. Patent Nos. 6,711,615 and 6,484,203, which pertain to large computer network...
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