Jury Returns Unanimous Verdict of No Infringement in the Eastern District of Texas
WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ:NTCT), a market leader in service assurance, security, and business analytics, today announced that on December 13, 2019, a jury in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas returned a verdict of non-infringement in favor of NetScout against patent assertion entity Implicit, LLC ("Implicit"). The jury's unanimous verdict vindicated NetScout's determination to fight an unwarranted accusation. Equally important, the jury's decision reinforced the hard work and original designs of NetScout leaders and engineers who have worked for years to build the company’s award-winning service assurance and cybersecurity products.
In the spirit of protecting innovation and improving the quality of patents, NetScout is proud to be a founding member of the newly formed Deep Packet Inspection Consortium (DPIC), which will launch in the first quarter of this year.
Implicit’s case against NetScout in the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division, Chief Judge Gilstrap presiding, is captioned Case No. 2:18-cv-0053-JRG.