NETSCOUT Wins Victory Against Patent Assertion Entity

Jury Returns Unanimous Verdict of No Infringement in the Eastern District of Texas

WESTFORD, Mass. – January 06, 2020 – NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ: NTCT), a market leader in service assurance, security, and business analytics, today announced that on December 13, 2019, a jury in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas returned a verdict of non-infringement in favor of NETSCOUT against patent assertion entity Implicit, LLC ("Implicit"). The jury's unanimous verdict vindicated NETSCOUT's determination to fight an unwarranted accusation. Equally important, the jury's decision reinforced the hard work and original designs of NETSCOUT leaders and engineers who have worked for years to build the company’s award-winning service assurance and cybersecurity products. 

In the spirit of protecting innovation and improving the quality of patents, NETSCOUT is proud to be a founding member of the newly formed Deep Packet Inspection Consortium (DPIC), which will launch in the first quarter of this year.

Implicit’s case against NETSCOUT in the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division, Chief Judge Gilstrap presiding, is captioned Case No. 2:18-cv-0053-JRG.


NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) helps assure digital business services against disruptions in availability, performance, and security. Our market and technology leadership stems from combining our patented smart data technology with smart analytics. We provide real-time, pervasive visibility, and insights customers need to accelerate, and secure their digital transformation. Our approach transforms the way organizations plan, deliver, integrate, test, and deploy services and applications. Our nGenius service assurance solutions provide real-time, contextual analysis of service, network, and application performance. Arbor security solutions protect against DDoS attacks that threaten availability, and advanced threats that infiltrate networks to steal critical business assets. To learn more about improving service, network, and application performance in physical or virtual data centers, or in the cloud, and how NETSCOUT’s performance and security solutions, powered by service intelligence can help you move forward with confidence, visit or follow @NETSCOUT and @ArborNetworks on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn.

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