Sprint Slams 4 Cable Cos. With VoP Patent Suits

Law360, New York (December 19, 2011, 6:33 PM ET) -- Sprint Communications Company LP launched separate suits against Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc., Cox Communications Inc. and Cable One Inc. Monday in Kansas federal court over alleged infringement of patents that allow users to make phone calls over the Internet.

The wireless telecommunications company alleges that the companies and their subsidiaries sold phone services that violated 12 of its voice-over-packet patents, which facilitate the transfer of data, such as voice messages, phone calls and faxes, over packet networks like the Internet.

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Sprint Communications Company L.P. v. Cox Communications, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02683

Court

Kansas

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Julie A. Robinson

Date Filed

December 18, 2011


Case Title

Sprint Communications Company L.P. v. Comcast Cable Communications, LLC et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02684

Court

Kansas

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John W. Lungstrum

Date Filed

December 18, 2011


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Sprint Communications Company L.P. v. Cable One, Inc.


Case Number

2:11-cv-02685

Court

Kansas

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John W. Lungstrum

Date Filed

December 18, 2011


Case Title

Sprint Communications Company L.P. v. Time Warner Cable Inc. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02686

Court

Kansas

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John W. Lungstrum

Date Filed

December 18, 2011

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