Comcast Sued Over Television Receiver Patent

Law360, New York (June 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Licensing company Technology Development and Licensing LLC has hit Comcast Corp. with a lawsuit accusing the nation’s largest cable provider of infringing a patent for television set-top boxes.

The complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, alleges Comcast's sale and use of set-top boxes incorporating favorite-channel features, such as the Motorola DCT700 receiver, infringe U.S. Patent Number Re 35,952, titled “Television receiver having memory control for tune-by-label feature.”

Comcast’s sale and use of the Motorola product allegedly infringes at...
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