Secure Computing files patent infringement and a lawsuit against Finjan Software

Secure Computing has filed a patent infringement and unfair competition lawsuit against Finjan Software in the U.S. District Court — District of Minnesota.

In its complaint, Secure Computing asserts that Finjan’s load-balancing security solutions, including but not limited to Finjan’s Vital Security Load Balancer NG-5300, infringe U.S. Patent No. 7,171,681, and that Finjan is in violation of section 43(a) of the Lanham Act, the Minnesota Deceptive Trade Practices Act, and Minnesota’s common law, for unfair competition and false advertising. The complaint seeks, among other things, unspecified monetary damages arising from Finjan’s unauthorized use of Secure Computing’s patented technology and for Finjan’s continued and willful false and/or misleading statements in advertising.

Secure Computing also announced today that it has brought patent infringement counterclaims against Finjan in the United States District Court — District Of Delaware. In its counterclaims, Secure Computing asserts that Finjan’s security products, including but not limited to Finjan’s Vital Security Internet 1Box, infringe U.S. Patent No. 7,185,361 and Finjan’s security products, including but not limited to Finjan’s Vital Security for Documents, infringe U.S. Patent No. 6,357,010. The counterclaims seek, among other things, unspecified monetary damages.




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