Cablevision Infringes 1 of 5 Verizon Patents: Judge

Law360, New York (May 23, 2011, 4:16 PM EDT) -- A U.S. International Trade Commission judge ruled Friday that cable company Cablevision Systems Corp. was infringing a Verizon Communications Inc. patent on set-top boxes, though he found no violation of import laws with respect to four other Verizon patents.

Cablevision spokesman Jim Maiella called the decision a “significant victory” for his company.

Administrative Law Judge E. James Gildea "rejected four of Verizon’s five claims in the case, and the fifth had already been invalidated by a Virginia court,” Maiella said, referring to a May 10 ruling...
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