Gilstrap Keeps Raytheon Supercomputer Patent Claims Alive

Law360, Washington (April 13, 2017, 1:58 PM EDT) -- Cray Inc. lost out on a bid to dismiss supercomputer patent infringement allegations from Raytheon Inc. Wednesday, as Eastern District of Texas Judge Rodney J. Gilstrap ruled Raytheon had provided enough to support allegations that Cray computers sold to the University of Texas infringed its patents.

Judge Gilstrap adopted a magistrate judge's previous recommendation in Wednesday's order, denying an attempt by Cray to dismiss the suit on jurisdictional grounds. The ruling comes as the pair have been locked in a two-year dispute in Texas and Washington over Raytheon's supercomputer patents and Cray's XC40 supercomputer sold to the Texas Advanced Computing Center...

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