WSOU Files Against Cisco in East Texas as West Texas Actions Continue to Sputter

May 11, 2024

Since March 2020, WSOU Investments, LLC (d/b/a Brazos Licensing and Development) has been litigating patents from a large portfolio received from Nokia (including Alcatel-Lucent) in batches of cases filed separately against AMD (Xilinx), Huawei, ZTE, Microsoft, Dell (including EMC and VMware, the latter spun out and then later acquired by Broadcom), Alphabet (Google), HP Enterprise (HPE), Juniper Networks, F5 Networks, NEC, OnePlus, Canon, TP-Link, Arista Networks, Salesforce, Cisco, and NETGEAR—in that rough order. Litigation remains active against Arista, Cisco, Dell, F5, Google, Salesforce, and VMware, WSOU this past week suing Cisco (2:24-cv-00332) for a second time, targeting the provision of various networking products and services, ranging from optical line systems to switching platforms, with five patents.

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