This excerpt taken from the PLCM 8-K filed Jul 1, 2009.
Item 8.01. Other Events
On July 1, 2009, Polycom, Inc. issued a press release announcing the appointment of Andrew M. Miller as executive vice president of global field operations. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
This excerpt taken from the PLCM 8-K filed Feb 14, 2008.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
In February 2008, Polycom, Inc. (Polycom), TANDBERG asa (Tandberg), Codian Ltd. (Codian) and certain of their respective affiliates entered into a settlement agreement to dismiss all litigation between the parties. Under the terms of the agreement, Polycom will receive a lump-sum payment of $14 million on or before February 18, 2008, as well as receive future royalties on the Codian MCU 4200 product shipped in the United States. The parties have also exchanged broad cross-licenses covering their respective business lines.
As part of the settlement, Tandberg and Codian have expressly acknowledged the validity and enforceability of United States Patent Nos. 6,697,476, 6,760,749, 6,633,985, 6,744,460, 6,496,216, and 6,757,005, and Codian has completely withdrawn from participation in any reexamination proceedings relating to the foregoing patents. Polycom has expressly acknowledged the validity and enforceability of United States Patent Nos. 5,262,964 and 6,535,238.
The cases covered by this agreement include the following matters with respect to Polycom, Tandberg, Codian and their respective affiliates: (i) Polycom, Inc. and Polycom Israel, Ltd. v. Codian Ltd. and Codian, Inc., filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and designated as Case No. 2:05-CV-00520-DF; (ii) TANDBERG asa v. Polycom, Inc., filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and designated as Case No. 3:08-CV-83-REP; and (iii) Codian Ltd. v. Polycom, Inc., filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas and designated as Case No. 4:07-CV-04063-JLH.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 14, 2008