Cablevision Can't Escape Verizon IP Claims In 337 Suit

Law360, New York (January 10, 2011, 1:20 PM EST) -- An administrative law judge with the U.S. International Trade Commission has rejected Cablevision Systems Corp.'s bid for a finding that its products don't infringe two patents asserted in Verizon Communications Inc.'s Section 337 case over television set-top boxes.

Judge E. James Gildea signed off on an order, made public on Friday, denying Cablevision's Nov. 5 motion for a summary determination of non-infringement, which took aim at two Verizon patents related to TV set-top boxes with interactive programming guides.

Both Verizon and the commission’s investigative staff opposed...
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