AT&T, Verizon, Others Accused Of Infringing Modem Patent

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 6:45 PM ET) -- AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and other telecom providers were sued in Delaware federal court Wednesday alleging their telephone and Internet services infringed Driden Multicommunications LLC's modem patent.

Driden alleges in six lawsuits that AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink Inc., EarthLink Inc., Frontier Communications Corp. and MegaPath Inc. unlawfully used U.S. Patent Number 5,841,840 on their Internet services, customer service lines, operations support systems and central office equipment.

The '840 patent is titled “Multiple line modem and method for providing voice on demand” and allows a user to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Driden Multicommunications LLC v. AT & T Inc. et al.

Case Number

1:12-cv-01469

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

November 14, 2012


Case Title

Driden Multicommunications LLC v. EarthLink Inc.

Case Number

1:12-cv-01470

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

November 14, 2012


Case Title

Driden Multicommunications LLC v. CenturyLink Inc. et al.

Case Number

1:12-cv-01471

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

November 14, 2012


Case Title

Driden Multicommunications LLC v. Frontier Communications Corporation

Case Number

1:12-cv-01472

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

November 14, 2012


Case Title

Driden Multicommunications LLC v. MegaPath Inc.

Case Number

1:12-cv-01473

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

November 14, 2012


Case Title

Driden Multicommunications LLC v. Verizon Communications Inc. et al.

Case Number

1:12-cv-01474

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

November 14, 2012

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