VirnetX Says Cisco's Jury Confusion Entitles It To New IP Trial

Law360, New York (April 03, 2013, 4:49 PM ET) -- Nevada-based Internet security firm VirnetX Inc. on Wednesday sought a new trial after a jury quashed its $258 million claims that Cisco Systems Inc. infringed its communications network patents, saying Cisco's "campaign of confusion" addled the jury.

In a new trial motion filed in Texas federal court, VirnetX accused Cisco of confusing the jury with manipulative legal arguments and of "adulterating" the court's instructions and claim constructions. The tactics were so effective in muddling the trial proceedings that VirnetX had to approach the bench more than...
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