Two years after Richard Frenkel—AT the time an in-house Cisco Systems, Inc., lawyer and now of counsel at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati—outed himself as the until-then-anonymous author of the controversial patent litigation blog, the Patent Troll Tracker saga appears to be over.

In January a libel suit filed by East Texas lawyer T. John “Johnny” Ward, Jr., against Cisco over the contents of an October 2007 Troll Tracker post was settled under confidential terms. Frenkel—dismissed as a defendant in the case last August at Ward’s request—has declined to comment on either Ward’s suit or a second, related defamation claim filed against him and Cisco by East Texas lawyer Eric Albritton. (That suit settled in September after a weeklong trial.)

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