Nortel Patent Buyer Accused Of Intimidation Tactics

Law360, New York (January 17, 2014, 7:29 PM EST) -- A group of communications and cable companies filed suit against a patent licensing group in Delaware federal court Friday, accusing it of using thousands of patents it acquired from bankrupt Nortel Network Corp. as an intimidation tool to force them into unfair licensing agreements.

Charter Communications Inc., WideOpenWest Finance LLC, Cequel Communications LLC and Cable One Inc. all allege that Rockstar Consortium US LP is breaching its legal obligation to engage in reasonable, nondiscriminatory licensing practices.

“These public allegations of infringement, threats of litigation, and lawsuits...
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Charter Communications Inc. et al v. Rockstar Consortium US LP et al


Case Number

1:14-cv-00055

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Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

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Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

January 16, 2014

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