Finjan files patent suit against Carbon Black

Cybersecurity licensing company Finjan Holdings said that “after two years of good faith efforts” to resolve a patent dispute with Carbon Black, Inc, its subsidiary Finjan, Inc. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Carbon Black in the US Northern District of California.

“Finjan filed a Complaint (Case No. 3:18-cv-01760), on March 21, 2018, and alleges that Carbon Black’s products and services infringe at least four U.S. Finjan patents,” said Finjan.

“Specifically, Finjan is asserting infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,804,780; 6,154,844; 8,677,494; and 8,141,154 (Asserted Patents).

“Finjan is seeking, among other things, a jury trial, a judgment of infringement by Carbon Black of the asserted patents, a preliminary and permanent injunction for infringement the ‘154 Patent, past damages not less than a reasonable royalty, enhanced damages for willful infringement, and reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs for infringement of each of the asserted patents.”

Finjan said it has pending infringement lawsuits and appeals against Palo Alto Networks, ESET and its affiliates, Cisco Systems, Inc., SonicWall, Inc., Bitdefender and its affiliates, Juniper Networks, and Zscaler, Inc. relating to, collectively, more than 20 patents in the Finjan portfolio.