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Sophos Group Plc
22 September 2016

Sophos Group plc

Litigation Ruling



London, 22 September 2016. Sophos Group plc ("Sophos" or the "Company") announces that the jury in the lawsuit brought by Finjan, Inc (Finjan) asserting certain patent claims against Sophos has found that the Company infringed on five of Finjan's patents, and has awarded Finjan a one-time damages payment of $15 million. This verdict represents the next step in an ongoing legal process and Sophos is considering all options including an appeal of the verdict.


Forward-looking Statements

Certain statements in this announcement constitute "forward-looking statements". These forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the Group's actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from those projected in the forward-looking statements.  These factors include: general economic and business conditions; changes in technology; timing or delay in signing, commencement, implementation and performance or programmes, or the delivery of products or services under them; structural change in the security industry; relationships with customers; competition; and ability to attract personnel.  You are cautioned not to rely on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this announcement.  The Group undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect any change in expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances.




Sophos Group plc

Tel: +44 (0) 1235 559 933

Kris Hagerman, Chief Executive Officer

Nick Bray, Chief Financial Officer

Derek Brown, VP Investor Relations

Brunswick Group
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Sarah West

Wendel Verbeek

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