Verizon loses ActiveVideo patent suit, owes $115M — Online Video News:
Video-on-demand technology startup ActiveVideo was awarded $115 million by a jury in a patent infringement against Verizon on Tuesday. The decision comes a little more than a year after ActiveVideo took the telco to court over patents related to interactive TV and video-on-demand applications.
The patent infringement lawsuit was originally filed in May 2010 and involved four ActiveVideo patents:
- U.S. Patent No. 6,034,678, titled Cable Television System With Remote Interactive Processor
- U.S. Patent No. 5,550,578, titled Interactive And Conventional Television Information System
- U.S. Patent No. 6,100,883, titled Home Interface Controller for Providing Interactive Cable Television
- U.S. Patent No. 6,205,582, titled Interactive Cable Television System with Frame Server