Cisco files patent, copyright suits against Arista

Monday 8 December 2014 | 08:53 CET | News
Cisco Systems has filed two lawsuits against Arista Networks alleging patent and copyright infringement. According to Cisco's general counsel Mark Chandler, the suit covers  12 Cisco features covered by 14 different US patents and currently in use in Cisco products. None are incorporated in industry standards. They were patented by individuals who worked for Cisco and are now at Arista, or who at Cisco worked with executives who are now at Arista, Chandler said. The company also accused Arista of copying Cisco user manuals, including grammatical errors. In addition, Arista lifted over 500

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