VTran Patent Suit Survives Instant Motion

Law360, New York (November 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss an infringement case against Cablevision Systems Corp. after the cable company, pointing to the tangled ownership history of two patents, argued that plaintiff VTran Media Technologies LLC had failed to establish ownership.

Cablevision is one of ten defendants in a multidistrict patent case brought by VTran that is being heard in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The case was consolidated in June.

Patent-holding company VTran has sued nearly every national player in the...
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