Patent Suit Against Cisco, IBM Stayed For Re-Exam

Law360, New York (June 29, 2010, 4:59 PM EDT) -- A judge has stayed a suit Enhanced Security Research LLC launched against Cisco Systems Inc., IBM Corp., Nokia Corp. and others, saying the litigation should be put on hold until the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office can re-examine the network security patents in the case.

Judge Joseph J. Farnan Jr. agreed to stay the case Friday, saying the re-examination will likely simplify the prior art issues that will be raised during the litigation in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

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