Comcast, Others Sued Over Channel Management IP

Law360, New York (January 26, 2011, 6:49 PM EST) -- C-Cation Technologies LLC has filed suit against a group of cable television industry defendants including Comcast Corp., Charter Communications Inc. claiming they are infringing its patent for dynamic channel management.

The suit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, also targets Cequel Communications LLC, Cable One Inc., Almega Cable Inc., Longview Cable Television Co. Inc. and Kilgore Video Inc.

According to the complaint, the defendants have infringed U.S. Patent Number 5,563,883, issued in 1996 and titled "Dynamic channel management and...
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