Court Rules Against Cisco in Patent Infrigemnet Fight


The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against Cisco Systems Inc<CSCO.O> over a $64 million patent infringement verdict the tech giant is fighting.

On a 6-2 vote, with Justice Stephen Breyer recused, the court threw out a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in favor of Cisco. The case will now return to the appeals court for further proceedings.

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(Reporting by Lawrence Hurley; Editing by Will Dunham)