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11 result(s) displayed for infringement (1 - 11 of 11):

Whoops: Cisco Sued by Customer over Slogan

Tomorrow Starts Here is a pretty catchy slogan – so catchy that it’s the reason Cisco is being sued by its customer East Carolina University. In 2003 ECU was so happy with Cisco they allowed the networking leader to use...

Viacom Lawsuit Against YouTube and Google gets Juicy

In one of the most unusual stories I have seen in a while, media and Internet titans Viacom and Google are sparring publicly. Earlier this week court documents revealed a YouTube cofounder consistently uploaded copyrighted material to the site to...

Patent Trolls Symptom of Problem

Here is a well-written piece by Timothy B. Lee at the Cato Institute which focuses on how we can improve the patent system. It points out that patent trolls are merely a symptom of a patent system which is dysfunctional....

TiVo On the Offensive

It seems TiVo is on a roll as Dish Network has failed to to convince an appeals court to overturn a previous patent win. Dish Network could end up paying from about $100 to $200 million as a result...

UK Threatens to turn off Web Access

Russell Shaw discusses the talks in the UK which center around three strikes and your out legislation which will turn off broadband connectivity to those people who are repeated infringing downloaders. What upsets Shaw most -- and I rarely see...

Vonage Loses to Sprint Nextel

These are mighty difficult times for Vonage as the incumbent providers have ganged up against them and have decided to compete on patents as opposed to technology. A federal jury has ruled that Vonage has to pay $69.5 million in...

Broadcom Defeats Qualcomm

Today’s jury decision seems to seriously injure Qualcomm based on this TMCnet story written by Spencer Chin. The dollar values so far is a hair under $20 million and further damages looks like they will be awarded. In addition, Broadcom...

Vonage Saved Once Again

The nation’s leading pure-play VoIP telephone replacement service has received a new and perhaps temporary lease on life as the U.S. Court of Appeals extended the stay of an earlier decision allowing Vonage to continue signing up new customers.  ...

Verizon and Vonage Patent Dispute: What the Means to VoIP

One of the concerns some have for the future of Vonage is the recent patent dispute ruling requiring Vonage to pay Verizon one-time and recurring royalties for infringement on patents Verizon owns. This issue has ramifications perhaps for the entire...

RIM Vs. Visto

Blackberry maker Research in Motion must have incorporated on Friday the 13th because they seem to continually be in the spotlight for patent infringement problems. This time it isn't NTP but Visto who wants (take a wild guess) an injunction...

Rates Technology Sues Google

Many months back I wrote an article on Rates Technology Inc.– A company with a patent portfolio currently being used to persuade VoIP equipment and service vendors to pay a fee in exchange for protection from a patent infringement lawsuit....
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