Cisco, Networking Cos. Face Power Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Patent-holding company Network-1 Security Solutions Inc. has zapped Cisco Systems Inc., Netgear Inc. and a handful of other Ethernet companies for allegedly infringing a patent for powering network devices.

The new lawsuit comes just months after Network-1 settled a two-year suit over the same patent against D-Link Corp.

Network-1 filed the latest suit on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Cisco, Cisco-Linksys LLC, Netgear, Adtran Inc., Enterasys Networks Inc., Extreme Networks Inc., Foundry Networks, Inc. and 3Com Corp. The...
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