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Riverbed vs. Silver Peak Update: USPTO Reexamines Riverbed Patents

Silver Peak Systems, Inc. today announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Silver Peak’s requests to reexamine two Riverbed Technology (Nasdaq: RVBD) patents (7,428,573 & 7,849,134) and has issued Office Actions rejecting all of the claims in each patent that Riverbed has accused Silver Peak of infringing.

Silver Peak filed documents with the USPTO in September requesting Inter Partes Reexaminations of the Riverbed patents that Riverbed alleges are infringed by Silver Peak. The full text of the USPTO’s communications on these matters can be found at:

http://portal.uspto.gov/external/portal/pair

(Select “Control Number” and enter 95/002,308 for the 7,428,573 patent and 95/002,310 for the 7,849,134 patent. Then click the “Image File Wrapper” tab to access the documents.)

Alternatively, the communications can be downloaded here:

http://blog.silver-peak.com/riverbed-patent-reexamination-7849134.pdf

http://blog.silver-peak.com/riverbed-patent-reexamination-7428573.pdf

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About Silver Peak Systems

Silver Peak software accelerates data between data centers, branch offices and the cloud. The company’s software-defined acceleration solves network quality, capacity and distance challenges to provide fast and reliable access to data anywhere in the world. Leveraging its leadership in data center class wide area network (WAN) optimization, Silver Peak is a key enabler for strategic IT projects like virtualization, big data and disaster recovery. Download Silver Peak software today at www.silver-peak.com/marketplace.

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