Riverbed (RVBD -3.6%) notes the USPTO has granted a request from rival WAN optimization hardware...

|About: Riverbed Technology, Inc. (RVBD)|By:, SA News Editor

Riverbed (RVBD -3.6%) notes the USPTO has granted a request from rival WAN optimization hardware vendor Silver Peak Systems, which Riverbed is suing for patent infringement, to reexamine two Riverbed patents. The company tries to calm investors by pointing out the USPTO grants 90% of reexamination requests, and that a September infringement trial remains on schedule. (USPTO patent filings: I, II) (earlier)