SOURCE: Finjan Holdings

Finjan Holdings

April 14, 2016 08:30 ET

Finjan Provides Update on Summary Judgment Motions in Proofpoint Case

June 13th Trial to Proceed Against Proofpoint on Six of Finjan's U.S. Patents

EAST PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2016) - Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a cybersecurity company, and its subsidiary Finjan, Inc. ("Finjan"), announced that in Finjan's patent infringement suit (3:13-cv-05808-HSG) against Proofpoint, Inc., Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. entered his Order Granting In Part and Denying In Part each sides Motions for Summary Judgment, dated April 12, 2016 (Order, Docket No. 347). The Court ruled that triable issues of fact exist as to six of the eight asserted patents against Proofpoint and Armorize products, to be tried by jury. Trial is set for June 13, 2016. 

Finjan will be proceeding to trial with the following six asserted patents: U.S. Patent Nos. 6,154,844; 7,058,822; 7,647,633; 7,975,305; 8,079,086; and 8,224,408, which cover cloud, endpoint, web and messaging security, and networking and perimeter defense technologies. Finjan US Patent Nos. 7,613,918 and 8,141,154 will not be included in the trial without any change to their validity.

"The Court's Order has streamlined our case against Proofpoint without any significant impact to our damages case," commented Julie Mar-Spinola, Finjan's Chief Intellectual Property Officer and VP of Legal. "We remain confident in the merits of our patent claims and will proceed to trial accordingly."

Finjan has filed patent infringement lawsuits against FireEye, Inc., Sophos, Inc., Symantec Corporation, Palo Alto Networks, Inc., and Blue Coat Systems, Inc. relating to, collectively, more than 20 patents in the Finjan portfolio. The court dockets for the foregoing cases are publicly available on the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) website,, which is operated by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

Established nearly 20 years ago, Finjan is a globally recognized leader in cybersecurity. Finjan's inventions are embedded within a strong portfolio of patents focusing on software and hardware technologies capable of proactively detecting previously unknown and emerging threats on a real-time, behavior-based basis. Finjan continues to grow through investments in innovation, strategic acquisitions, and partnerships promoting economic advancement and job creation. For more information, please visit

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