Jury Hands Genband $8.2M Patent Win Against Metaswitch

Law360, Los Angeles (January 15, 2016, 10:02 PM EST) -- A Texas federal jury on Friday found that Metaswitch Networks Corp. infringed seven patents held by Genband US LLC covering firewall and networking technology and awarded the communications software company approximately $8.2 million in damages.

Following a weeklong trial and less than a day of deliberation, the jury unanimously ruled that all asserted claims of the seven patents at issue were infringed and that Metaswitch did not prove that they were invalid.

Representatives for the parties did not immediately respond to requests for comment late Friday....
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