UPDATE: Juniper Networks Announces Settlement of Patent Litigation With Palo Alto Networks; Juniper Networks to Receive $175M in Cash and Equity
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Palo Alto Networks, Inc. resolving patent litigation between the two companies.
Under the terms of the settlement, Palo Alto Networks will make a one-time payment to Juniper Networks of $75 million in cash and $100 million in shares of common stock and warrants to purchase common stock. With this settlement, Juniper Networks and Palo Alto Networks will dismiss all patent litigation pending in Delaware and California.
"Juniper Networks initiated this litigation in order to protect our intellectual property and investment in innovation that is reflected in our leading security products," said Mitchell Gaynor, executive vice president and general counsel, Juniper Networks. "This settlement fully achieves those objectives, and we are very pleased with this resolution."
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