District Court Orders Mistrial in Finjan v. ESET due to Coronavirus Pandemic
EAST PALO ALTO, Calif., March 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNJN) today announced that on March 16, 2020 its subsidiary Finjan, Inc.’s (“Finjan”) trial against ESET LLC, et al. (“ESET”) (Case No. 3:17-cv-00183-CAB), before the Honorable Cathy Bencivengo, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, has concluded in a mistrial. The Court this morning held a status conference with counsel, and in accord with both parties, “based upon the current state of extraordinary circumstances due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic”, a mistrial was declared and the jurors released. The Court indicated that upon the conclusion of the national state of emergency, it will contact the parties for further scheduling of court proceedings, and vacated all previously pending dates of trial. (Docket No. 783)
Finjan will continue to monitor the developments of all of its cases and the courts’ decisions that could impact trial schedules.
Established over 20 years ago, Finjan is a globally recognized pioneer in cybersecurity. Finjan's inventions are embedded within a strong portfolio of patents focusing on software and hardware technologies capable of proactively detecting previously unknown and emerging threats on a real-time, behavior-based basis. Finjan continues to grow through investments in innovation, strategic acquisitions, and partnerships promoting economic advancement and job creation.
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Vanessa Winter | Director of Investor Relations, Finjan Holdings
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Released March 16, 2020