AT&T's Quick Win In Ethernet Patent Suit Upheld By Fed. Circ.

By Matt Bernardini (September 17, 2018, 7:49 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed a Texas district court's decision to grant AT&T a quick win in Advanced Media Networks' suit alleging the telecommunications giant infringed on a patent covering technology used to wirelessly connect to the internet, saying that a key term was construed correctly.

The debate over the term "ethernet" in relation to how the term modified "packet switching protocol" within the patent's "ethernet packet switching protocol," or EPSP, was correctly decided by the lower court because internet protocol, or IP, is not included in EPSP, U.S. Circuit Judge Raymond Chen said.

Advanced Media Networks LLC did not...

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