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VMware Resolves Patent Lawsuit Following Densify’s $84.5 Million Trial Victory

In a significant development in the tech world, VMware, under Broadcom’s umbrella since last year, has reached a settlement in a patent lawsuit with rival software company Densify. This resolution comes on the heels of a substantial $84.5 million jury verdict against Densify in the same case.

The lawsuit, dating back to 2019, stemmed from Densify’s accusation that VMware had infringed upon patents related to software designed for optimising ‘virtual machines’ in cloud computing. Specifically, Densify pointed fingers at VMware’s vROps, vSphere, and other products.

According to filings in Delaware federal court, both parties informed the court on Friday about the settlement, requesting a temporary pause in proceedings to finalise the agreement. However, representatives for Densify and Broadcom have remained tight-lipped, declining to provide further details or comment on the resolution.

VMware, vehemently denying the infringement claims, contended that the patents in question were invalid. In response, VMware also lodged patent-infringement counterclaims against Densify, further complicating the legal tussle.

This settlement marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing battle between tech giants over intellectual property rights in the cloud-computing sphere. The outcome will likely have reverberations throughout the industry, influencing future patent disputes and shaping the competitive landscape. Stay tuned for further updates as the details of the settlement emerge, shedding light on the implications for both VMware and Densify, as well as the broader tech community.

 VMware’s resolution of the $84.5 million patent dispute with Densify reshapes the landscape of cloud computing and intellectual property rights. This legal truce underscores the importance of strategic legal counsel in navigating complex tech disputes and protecting innovation. Vakilsearch stands ready to assist companies in safeguarding their innovations and resolving disputes effectively. Contact us today to ensure your intellectual property rights, patent registration and Patent Lawsuit.

Akash G Varadaraj