Broadcom Seeks More Data In Modem Patent Suit

Law360, New York (May 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Broadcom Corp. has continued to insist that a California-based patent holder of high-speed modem technology should hand over more detailed infringement contentions to help the parties prepare for a Markman hearing over their patent dispute.

Broadcom reasserted its motion to compel Townshend Intellectual Property LLC to produce supplementary preliminary infringement contentions in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday after Townshend opposed the move, calling it premature.

Menlo Park-based Townshend filed the patent infringement suit against Broadcom in August 2006, alleging...
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