Small Business Patents & Corporate Patent Success Stories
Pluris, Inc.Pluris, Inc. a startup founded in the mid 1990s to develop scalable Internet core routers. Pluris ceased operation in July of 2002. CCPA, Inc came up with an innovative plan to bring the large number of innovations contained in the few pending applications they had at the time, to fruition.
As of 2012 under CCPA guidance and prosecution there are more than eighty patents issued in the US, Europe and Japan, with valuable claims to router hardware and software. Assertion and monetization of this portfolio is expected to earn substantial rewards for the new owner.