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IBM Files Lawsuit Alleging Finjan Breached 2017 Patent Agreement

June 1, 2021, 3:00 PM

IBM accused a Finjan Holdings unit of breaching a confidential patent assignment and support agreement the companies entered in 2017, according to documentsfiled Friday in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware.

  • IBM filed a lawsuitunder seal against Finjan on Friday
  • The nature of the complaint was disclosed in IBM’s request for permission to file under seal, which was granted by a judge
  • Confidential pact included transfer of select security-related patent assets and provided for the sharing of pertinent institutional knowledge and resources by IBM to Finjan Blue, according to Finjan’s August 2017 press release
    • Agreement also included “pathways for ...