Linksmart Sues Cisco, Others Over Wireless Patent

Law360, New York (August 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In its ongoing bid to assert its network security patent, Linksmart Wireless Technology LLC has accused Cisco Systems Inc. and two other wireless network providers of infringing a key patent covering Internet access systems.

Linksmart lodged the complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleging Cisco, Aruba Networks Inc. and Juniper Networks Inc. provide wireless Internet access systems that “utilize captive portal techniques to block and/or direct HTTP requests,” thus infringing Linksmart's network security patent.

The defendants’ wireless access systems...
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