Legal Arista to pay $400 million to Cisco to resolve court fight Updated : August 06, 2018 10:43 PM IST The settlement resolved US lawsuits filed by Cisco alleging Arista copied its intellectual property. The deal also called for Arista to drop a lawsuit alleging Cisco engaged in anticompetitive conduct to preserve its dominant share of the ethernet switch market. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.