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Vonage Guilty Again of Patent Infringement

For the second time this year, a jury has said Vonage Holdings Corp. infringed on patents. The jury found Tuesday in federal court in Kansas City, Kan., that Vonage infringed on six Sprint Nextel patents and ordered the VoIP leader pay $69.5 million. Vonage also has to pay Sprint a 5 percent royalty on future […]

Court Hears Vonage Appeal of Patent Infringement Case

A federal court on Monday heard oral arguments in the Vonage Holdings-Verizon Communications Inc. patent dispute. Not much seemed to come of the hearing, except for Judge Timothy B. Dyks suggestion that a compromise between the two companies would let Vonage keep signing new subscribers while finding a technology-workaround. Dyk was the only one of […]

Jury Finds Qualcomm Guilty of Patent Infringement

A federal jury on Tuesday found Qualcomm Inc. guilty of infringing on three patents owned by Broadcom Corp. The jury awarded Broadcom $19.6 million in damages and found that Qualcomms infringement was willful. The trial judge could decide to increase the damages award by up to three times the current amount. Qualcomm develops CDMA and […]

Vonage Wins Permanent Stay, Prepares for June 25 Hearing

Vonage Holdings Corp. is breathing a sigh of relief today as a federal appeals court said the embattled IP telephony provider may continue adding new subscribers. This was perhaps the best news Vonage has received in a while, and its stocks rose 38.4 percent in response, reaching $4 per share. Vonage in early March lost […]

bcgi Signs Agreement to End Freedom Wireless Litigation

Boston Communications Group Inc. (bcgi), a mobile operator and MVNO products and solutions provider, and Freedom Wireless Inc. on Friday announced they have signed a definitive settlement and license agreement settling and dismissing Freedom Wireless patent litigation against bcgi and its carrier customers, including its co-defendants. The license agreement allows bcgi to continue business, including […]

Visto Sues RIM, Seeks BlackBerry Service Shutdown

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is headed for another court battle. Visto Corp., a developer of products and systems for mobile e-mail systems for carriers, on Friday filed a lawsuit against RIM in federal court, claiming intellectual property infringement. Vistos lawyers filed the charges fresh off a win against competitor Seven Networks Inc., which […]

BlackBerry Shutdown Decision Put on Hold

U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer said he will rule later as to whether BlackBerry mobile e-mail service should be shut down in the United States, after a much-anticipated hearing this morning. Spencer chastised both sides for failing to settle their dispute in the patent-infringement case. NTP Inc. claims BlackBerry creator Research In Motion Ltd. […]

Arbinet Files Suit Against World-Link

Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc. said today it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against World-Link Telecom Inc. in the U. S. District Court in the Eastern District of New York. Arbinet claims World-Link has infringed on three of its U.S. patents regarding the trading of telecommunications capacity. Arbinet has asked the court to stop World-Link […]

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