Lack Of Standing Halts Quantum's Infringement Suit

Law360 (February 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed patent infringement claims brought by data backup technology company Quantum Corp. against Riverbed Technology Inc., ruling that the company lacked the rights to assert infringement of a patent on a data management technology when it filed suit last year.

On Monday, Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted Riverbed’s motion to dismiss Quantum’s claims after it was revealed that the Quantum subsidiary that owns the patent-in-suit had not yet signed the rights over...
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