On August 26, 2019, Unified added a new PATROLL contest with a $2000 cash prize for prior art submissions for US 6,870,844. The '844 patent, directed to multicasting data packets within a router port, is owned by Parity Networks, LLC (a well-known NPE) and has been asserted in district court litigation. To protect innovation and deter future frivolous assertions, Unified is offering a $2,000 cash prize for the best prior art on this patent.
The contest will expire on November 26, 2019. Please visit PATROLL for more information or to submit an entry for this contest.