Comcast Wins Summary Judgment In $590M Suit

Law360, New York (July 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled in favor of Comcast Cable Communications Corp. in a patent infringement suit filed by Finisar Corp., and in doing so has invalidated the final claim left in the case, in which Finisar initially sought $590 million from the communications company.

The decision, handed down Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, effectively ends the battle between the fiber-optics systems maker and the communications giant over U.S. Patent Number 5,404,505, for an information transmission system used in...
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