Mark Ferguson, Mark Ouweleen, and Faye Paul win rare defense victory in EDTX patent infringement trial for Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Network-1 v. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (2017)
Hawaii

Mark Ferguson, Mark Ouweleen and Faye Paul, together with co-counsel representing Hewlett Packard Enterprise, won a complete defense verdict against Network-1 Technologies, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.  Network-1 sought over $90 million in damages for alleged infringement of a patent on Power Over Ethernet technology.  After a two week trial, the jury returned a verdict of both non-infringement as to all accused products and invalidity as to all asserted patent claims.