Comcast Slams British Telecom Over Networking Patents

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 12:43 PM EDT) -- Cable and Internet service giant Comcast Corp. lodged a patent infringement suit Friday in Texas claiming overseas rival British Telecommunications PLC's teleconferencing services and network infrastructure violated six patents covering data transfers within networks.

BT and its subsidiaries have marketed and sold teleconferencing services and other network management products to customers across the U.S. that infringe six of Comcast’s patents, according to the complaint.

“Defendants have misappropriated Comcast’s patented technologies … by marketing, selling and/or providing teleconferencing, network management and other infringing products and services to...
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