The case, brought by Stragent LLC and the Seesaw Foundation, alleges that the chip giant has infringed a number of patents – 6,848,072; 7,028,244; and 7,320,102. Each of these is called Network processor having cyclic redundancy check implemented in hardware.
The suit alleges that the Xeon 7500 series and the 7500 chipset infringe the patents.
The plaintiffs are seeking damages, including legal costs, for the alleged infringement.
The case is taking place in the “fast track” district court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler division.