Nokia Faces Patent Suit Over Firewall Appliance

Law360, New York (October 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A patent-holding company has sued Nokia Inc. for allegedly infringing two patents related to computer network security appliances, according to a new lawsuit.

Azure Networks LLC filed the suit on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, claiming that Nokia's IP60 Security Platform infringes two of its patents.

The patents-in-suit are titled “Methods and apparatus for tracing packets” and “Excising compromised routers from an ad hoc network” and relate to specific methods for identifying and removing intruders that could compromise the...
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