Sprint, Charter Both Seek Early Wins In IP Dispute

By Julia Arciga (June 25, 2020, 5:43 PM EDT) -- In a pair of opposing motions unsealed Wednesday, Sprint Communications Co. LP and a group of telecommunications companies including Charter Communications Inc. both sought early wins in their patent dispute over voice-over-packet technology.

Both filings, submitted June 12 in Delaware federal court, sought summary judgment in the case. Charter and the group of telecoms claimed Sprint was trying to extend the disputed patents beyond the networks where the technology existed, while Sprint said Charter and the group's claims over the patents had already been litigated in a previous matter.

According to Charter and the group of telecoms, the products they sell...

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