USA Vid suit targets cablers' VOD plans

Zeitchik, Steven
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/16/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 54, p52
Trade Publication
The article reports that USA Video has filed a patent lawsuit over video-on-demand against major cable companies Charter Communications, Time Warner, Comcast and Cox in 2006. The company is seeking an injunction against and compensation from on-demand service or programming offered by the cable companies that allegedly violate its digital media patent.


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