A10, Brocade Strike 11th-Hour Deal On Eve Of Damages Trial

Law360, San Francisco (May 20, 2013, 7:51 PM EDT) -- Brocade Communications Systems Inc. reached a settlement Monday with A10 Networks Inc. on the eve of a trial in which A10 contested the methodology behind a $112 million damages award Brocade won in its patent infringement and trade secrets trial against A10 last year.

Monday's 11th-hour settlement resolves all remaining legal issues between the rival companies, attorneys said Monday. After a three-week trial, a jury unanimously agreed last August that A10 stole Brocade's trade secrets and infringed its intellectual property to start a competing business with ex-Brocade workers....
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