Fed. Circ. Upholds Alice Patent Win For Comcast, Verizon

Law360, New York (November 1, 2017, 5:45 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday that four streaming media patents asserted against Comcast and Verizon are invalid for claiming only abstract ideas, more than three years after AT&T was barred from appealing a verdict that it infringed the patents because its attorneys missed a deadline.

The appeals court affirmed a 2016 decision by Judge Richard Andrews of the District of Delaware granting judgment on the pleadings to Comcast Cable Communications LLC and Verizon Services Corp. The judge held that Two-Way Media Ltd.’s patents are directed to...
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