back to article International Trade Commission pens patent love letter to Cisco

The International Trade Commission has handed Cisco another gun to fire at antagonist Arista, finding that the latter violated three Cisco software patents. The patents in question cover router management (US 7,162,537), and private VLANs (US 6,741,592 and 7,200,145). Since Cisco reckons Arista's in violation of twelve …

  1. a_yank_lurker Silver badge

    Only Fake Patents

    Software patents again, wake me when there is a real patent involved not just the drool of a shyster.

  2. ShadowDragon8685

    "Sueballs have been flying between the two companies since December 2014, when Cisco first filed against Cisco."

    Cisco filed against themselves?

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