DirecTV Didn't Infringe Recognition IP: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (August 6, 2010, 4:38 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has upheld a win for DirecTV Group Inc. in a patent infringement suit brought by Phoenix Solutions Inc. claiming DirecTV's customer service telephone system infringes four patents for speech recognition technology.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit tossed Phoenix's appeal with a single word — “affirmed” — on Wednesday, two days after oral argument.

Phoenix had challenged a decision awarding summary judgment to the satellite broadcasting company and the denial of its own bid for summary judgment.

The plaintiff...
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