Gilstrap Shaves $1.7M Off Patent Judgment Against NetScout

By Jasmin Jackson (May 5, 2022, 6:10 PM EDT) -- U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap has recalculated an enhanced infringement judgment against NetScout Systems Inc. in Packet Intelligence LLC's patent suit over data management technology, trimming $1.7 million after the Federal Circuit in 2020 overturned the presuit damages award.

In an order Wednesday, the Eastern District of Texas judge decided to cut $1.7 million worth of enhanced damages he'd piled onto a $5.7 million jury verdict in favor of patent-holding company Packet. The jury had determined that data network monitoring systems made by NetScout infringed three of Packet's patents.

The award revision comes nearly two years after a split Federal Circuit panel...

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