Stragent Targets Intel Over Network Processor Patents

Law360, New York (August 11, 2011, 12:10 PM EDT) -- Patent-holding company Stragent LLC accused Intel Corp. on Wednesday in Texas of infringing three network processor patents through its computer chips.

Stragent alleges that Intel's Xeon 7500 processor series with Intel 7500 chipsets run afoul of three patents for network processor technology that uses a cyclic redundancy check in its hardware.

Intel's products directly infringe the patents, which Stragent licenses exclusively from fellow plaintiff SeeSaw Foundation, according to the suit.

The suit asserts U.S. Patent Numbers 6,848,072; 7,028,244; and 7,320,102, issued between January 2005 and January...
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