Comcast Fights Del. Jury's Xfinity Infringement Verdict

By Andrew Karpan (October 12, 2021, 5:59 PM EDT) -- Comcast has told a Delaware federal judge to reject last month's jury verdict that found its Xfinity app indirectly infringes a small technology company's remote control patent, arguing there wasn't enough evidence to back the finding.

In a motion Friday, the cable giant told U.S. District Judge Richard G. Andrews that "no reasonable jury" could have found that Comcast Cable Communications LLC infringed a single patent owned by NexStep Inc., a company founded by a former design engineer at Intel to market his inventions.

The NexStep patent covered a method of turning a remote control into a "concierge device" capable of...

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