New NPE Sues Ciena
- November 1, 2012
Core Optical Technologies filed suit against Ciena, alleging that Ciena’s line cards, packet-optical platform, advanced service platform and modules that include dual polarization coherent optical receivers infringe a patent related to a cross polarization interface canceler. This is the first patent infringement suit initiated by Core Optical Technologies. Mark Core is the named inventor on the patent-in-suit, as well as the CEO and president of Core Optical Technologies. He assigned the patent to Core Optical Technologies in August 2011. According to the complaint, Core received his PhD in electrical and computer engineering from UC Irvine. 10/29, Central District of California, assigned to Judge Andrew J. Guilford and referred to Magistrate Judge Marc L. Goldman, 8:2012cv01872.