Modem Maker Bucks Rockstar's IP Claims Against Cable Cos.

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 4:18 PM EST) -- Arris Group Inc. asked a Delaware federal judge on Thursday to declare that a group of telecommunications companies that buy its hardware haven’t violated Rockstar Consortium US LP's patents, saying that Rockstar’s infringement accusations stem from Arris products but that the company has licensed the patents.

Arris, a spinoff of bankrupt Nortel Network Corp. — whose massive patent portfolio was acquired by Rockstar — said it has licenses for eight patents Rockstar claims Time Warner Cable Inc., Bright House Networks LLC and other cable companies have...
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