Comcast Targets Sprint In Wireless Patent Suit

Law360, San Diego (February 17, 2012, 6:35 PM EST) -- Philadelphia-based Comcast Cable Communications LLC on Friday launched a suit in Pennsylvania federal court alleging Sprint Nextel Corp. infringes four of its communications system patents.

The suit, brought by Comcast and subsidiaries Comcast Cable Holdings LLC and TVWorks LLC, takes aim at the wireless technology of Overland Park, Kan.-based Sprint Nextel and its three subsidiaries — Sprint Communications Co. LP, Sprint Spectrum LP and Nextel Operations.

The suit claims that the defendants violate U.S. Patent Number 7,684,391, which covers a communications system for delivering multimedia Internet...
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