Cisco Escapes False Marking Suit Over Cable Boxes

Law360, New York (October 8, 2010, 5:41 PM EDT) -- Promote Innovation LLC has agreed to dismiss a false marking qui tam suit it brought against Cisco Systems Inc. and Cisco subsidiary Scientific Atlanta LLC, just one of several such suits the company has brought against industry giants in recent months.

Thursday’s order of dismissal by Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas does not state whether the parties reached a settlement.

An attorney for Scientific Atlanta described the litigation as “pending,” but declined to comment further. Calls...
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