A10 Networks - A10 Networks Receives Jury Verdict Finding No Willful Infringement in Patent Lawsuit against Brocade Communications Systems Inc. and Foundry Networks
2012 AUG 21 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Mathematics -- A10 Networks™ ("A10") announced that on August 6, 2012 a jury in the United States District Court in San Jose, California returned a mixed verdict finding no liability for most of the copyright claims and certain state-law claims and no willful patent infringement, and finding damages of only $1 for the trade-secret claims and interference-with-contract claims. Although the jury found that A10's AX product infringed four patent claims from patents owned by Brocade Communications Systems Inc. ("Brocade" - NASDAQ: BRCD), it awarded less than $2 million total patent damages. The jury did find that 145 lines of A10's implementation of the public "Aho-Corasik algorithm" constituted copyright infringement, and assessed $60 million in damages. These lines of code were removed from A10's product last year. The jury rejected Brocade's claim that A10's current source code infringed Brocade's copyright. None of A10's employees was found liable for any of Brocade's intellectual property claims ...read more
A10 Networks - A10 Networks Ranks as the #1 Computer Hardware Vendor and One of the Top Ten Internet Companies in the Inc. 500
2011 SEP 5 - (VerticalNews.com) -- A10 Networks, the technology leader in Application Networking, announced that Inc. magazine ranked the company No. 54 on its 30th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. A10 also received Industry Leader status with number one vendor for Computer Hardware, and ranked in the top 10 for Internet companies. For the second year in a row, A10 Founder and CEO Lee Chen was also recognized as a top Asian entrepreneur. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500 ...read more
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