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Cisco’s patent infringement results in award over $1.8B (access required)

A company that demonstrated that Cisco Systems infringed four of its patents covering complex computer networking security functions was awarded over $755 million in damages. Because Cisco’s infringement was willful, this amount was multiplied 2½ times, resulting in a total judgment in excess of $1.8 billion. The plaintiff will also receive additional funds in the ...