Cisco, Sprint, BT Among Cos. Sued Over Router Patent

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 5:59 PM EDT) -- Cisco Systems Inc., Sprint Nextel Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. and U.K.-based BT Group PLC were among more than a dozen businesses accused in lawsuits filed Friday in Delaware of offering routers, Ethernet switches, services and other products that infringe a Virginia-based company's patent.

Relay IP Inc. filed as many as 17 patent infringement lawsuits alleging infringement of U.S. Patent Number 5,331,637. The patent is related to Protocol Independent Multicast-Sparse Mode standards for multicast routing. The lawsuits seek unspecified monetary damages for the alleged infringement and other remedies.

Companies also sued by Relay IP on Friday include Bloomberg LP, Hitachi Cable America Inc....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!