Court Grants Finjan's Motion to Strike ESET's Affirmative Defenses and Dismiss Counterclaims
EAST PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/26/17 -- Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Finjan, Inc., today announced that in the matter Finjan, Inc. v. ESET, LLC and ESET SPOL. S.R.O (3:17-cv-00183-CAB-BGS), the Honorable Cathy Ann Bencivengo, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of California, entered an Order granting Finjan's Motion to strike ESET's second (doctrine of prosecution history estoppel) and eleventh (equitable doctrine of acquiescence) affirmative defenses. Further, the Court granted Finjan's motion to dismiss ESET's thirteenth (Prosecution Laches), fourteenth (Patent Misuse), fifteenth (Inequitable Conduct), and sixteenth (Inequitable Conduct) counterclaims for declaratory judgment. ESET and ESET S.P.O.L. have until August 14, 2017, to amend their affirmative defenses and counterclaims. See Docket 137, dated July 24, 2017.
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Released July 26, 2017