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Judge Affirms Broadcom Ruling

A federal judge affirmed last week a jurys May verdict that Qualcomm Inc. infringed on Broadcom Corp. patents. Broadcom said it would accept the $19.6 million originally awarded by the jury, avoiding a new trail. The judge had removed an award for double the damages. Broadcom also said it would seek an injunction preventing Qualcomm […]

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 […]

Appeals Court Rejects Vonage Request

A federal appeals court today denied Vonage Holdings Corp.s request that the jury verdict against it be thrown out and that the company get a new trial. We believe that Vonage has not yet made a sufficient argument to justify a new trial, said analysts for investment bank Stifel Nicolaus in a memo to clients. […]

Nacchio Found Guilty on 19 of 42 Counts

A jury Thursday found former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joe Nacchio guilty on 19 of 42 counts of illegal insider trading. Jury deliberations took six days. Nacchio now faces up to 10 years in prison and a $1 million fine for each of the 19 guilty counts. Federal prosecutors contended Nacchio took part in […]

Jury Debates Nacchio Fate

The trial of Joe Nacchio, former CEO of Qwest Communications International Inc., went to the jury today, shortly after noon Mountain Time. A jury of eight men and four women is considering whether Nacchio took part in insider trading for sales of $100.8 million in Qwest stock between Jan. 2, 2001, and May 29, 2001. […]

Jury in Nacchio Trial Disbands Until Monday

The trial of Joe Nacchio, former CEO for Qwest Communications International Inc., wrapped for the Easter weekend on Thursday, after a morning of testimony from business mogul Philip Anschutz. The Denver Post reported that Nacchio told Anschutz in 2001 he wanted to resign because his son had tried to commit suicide. Nacchio didnt quit; instead, […]

Jury Says Vonage Infringed on Verizon Patents

A jury found Thursday that Vonage Holdings Corp. infringed on Verizon Communications Inc. patents and ordered the VoIP company to pay $58 million, plus 5.5 percent royalty fees on all of its future revenue.  Verizon had sought $197 million. Verizon sued Vonage last year for infringing on five patents that it said Vonage uses to make its network […]

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