Finjan Files a Complaint Against Fortinet for Patent Infringement

- October 29th, 2018

Finjan Holdings (NASDAQ:FNJN) announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Fortinet in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The company engaged in cybersecurity space said that it reached this step after trying to resolve the dispute with Forntinet for over two years. As quoted in the press release: … Continued

Finjan Holdings (NASDAQ:FNJN) announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Fortinet in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

The company engaged in cybersecurity space said that it reached this step after trying to resolve the dispute with Forntinet for over two years.

As quoted in the press release:

Finjan filed the Complaint (Case No. 3:18-cv-06555), on October 26, 2018, and alleges that Fortinet’s products and services infringed or are infringing at least nine of Finjan’s U.S. patents. Specifically, Finjan asserts that Fortinet’s FortiGate, FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer, FortiSiem, FortiSandbox, FortiMail, FortiWeb, FortiCache and FortiClient technologies, including Fortinet Security Fabric Platform products infringe U.S. Patent Nos. 6,154,844; 6,965,968; 7,058,822; 7,418,731; 7,647,633; 7,975,305; 8,079,086; 8,225,408; and 8,677,494 (collectively “the Asserted Patents”). Finjan is seeking, among other things, a jury trial, past damages not less than a reasonable royalty, enhanced damages for willful, wanton and deliberate infringement, and reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs for infringement of each of the Asserted Patents. Additionally, Finjan is seeking preliminary and permanent injunctive relief against Fortinet and those in privity with them, from infringing and inducing the infringement of the ‘968, ‘822, ‘731, ‘633, ‘305, and ‘408 Patents.

Finjan has pending infringement lawsuits and appeals against Palo Alto Networks; ESET and its affiliates; Cisco Systems, Inc.; SonicWall, Inc.; Bitdefender and its affiliates; Juniper Networks; Zscaler, Inc.; Check Point and its affiliates; and Rapid7, Inc. relating to, collectively, more than 20 patents in the Finjan portfolio.

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