Cablevision Could Face Import Ban In Verizon ITC Suit

Law360, New York (July 22, 2011, 8:24 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday said it may consider banning imports of Cablevision Systems Corp. set-top boxes after letting stand an administrative law judge's finding that the company infringed a patent owned by Verizon Communications Inc.

The commission also affirmed part of Administrative Law Judge E. James Gildea's order stating that a domestic industry exists for the products in question.

In May, Judge Gildea ruled that Cablevision's product infringed U.S. Patent Number 6,381,748, one of five Verizon patents for its FiOS service at issue...
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