Cisco Ducks Patent Suit Over Network Switches

Law360, Los Angeles (November 15, 2013, 6:19 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday ruled that Cisco Systems Inc.’s Nexus 5000 switches and Unified Computing System do not infringe a patent held by T.M. Patents LP, holding that the accused devices don’t correspond to all of the patent’s claim limitations.

After a year of litigation, U.S. District Judge William G. Young rejected T.M. Patents and T.M. Creditors LLC’s claims that Cisco infringed U.S. Patent Number 5,212,773 through its manufacture and sale of switches for networking servers with low latency

The lawsuit, brought by in...
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