Acacia Targets Time Warner, Cablevision In Cable Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 29, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Acacia Research Corp. has filed another round of lawsuits against cable companies for allegedly infringing its controversial patent rights to on-demand streaming-media technology, targeting industry leaders such as Time Warner Cable and Cablevision Systems Corp.

Acacia’s latest legal onslaught also names Insight Communications Company, Cebridge Connections, and Bresnan Communications as defendants in the litigation, which has been transferred to the Northern District of California for consolidation with the company’s digital-media litigation.

The earlier lawsuits, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California,...
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