PALO ALTO, Calif.
Feb. 24, 2012
The Lanier Law Firm
is announcing a patent infringement lawsuit filed on behalf of Freemont, Calif.-based
Twin Peaks Software Inc.
-based Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) and its
-based subsidiary Gluster Inc.
The lawsuit, filed
Feb. 23, 2012
, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of
, alleges that Red Hat and Gluster are infringing
' U.S. Patent No. 7,418,439. The '439 patent covers a "Mirror File System" involved in the management of data on computer networks.
August 26, 2008
, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the '439 patent to inventor
John P. Wong
, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of
produces replication and clustering products using the Mirror File System to provide a multi-location, always-available model of computer data management that improves hardware utilization.
According to the lawsuit, Red Hat and Gluster have infringed the patent by making and selling infringing software products for managing data on computer networks.
is represented by intellectual property attorneys
Richard C. Lin
Palo Alto, Calif.
, office of The Lanier Law Firm. The case is
Twin Peaks Software Inc. v. Red Hat Inc and Gluster Inc .,
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