Software Co. Citrix Must Pay $10M To SSL Over Patents

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 2:01 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal jury on Monday found software maker Citrix Systems Inc. willfully infringed SSL Services LLC’s patented technology covering software for virtual private networks, awarding the plaintiff $10 million in damages.

The jury found Citrix failed to prove that SSL’s U.S. Patent 6,158,011 was invalid, according to Gary M. Hoffman, who was part of a team of Dickstein Shapiro LLP attorneys representing SSL. But the panel also found that Citrix’s products — including GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar and GoToAssist — had not infringed SSL’s second patent at...
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