Acacia Sues 15 More Cable Ops

Donohue, Steve
September 2004
Multichannel News;9/20/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p85
This article focuses on the patent filed by Acacia Research Corp. It sued 15 additional cable operators for alleged patent infringement. Acacia, which has patents used for video-on-demand programming and in technology for transmitting analog channels over a digital network, recently signed license deals with small operators. Acacia said it sued another 15 small operators in Arizona, Minnesota and Ohio. Acacia also has suits pending against Cox Communications Inc., Comcast Corp., Charter Communications Inc., EchoStar Communications Corp. and DirecTV Inc.


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