Court: Verizon, Quit Using ActiveVideo's Patents

Judge Raymond A. Jackson, U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, issued an injunction against Verizon Communications, ordering the company to cease and desist from the continued, unlawful use of intellectual property belonging to ActiveV...

Judge Raymond A. Jackson, U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, issued an injunction against Verizon Communications, ordering the company to cease and desist from the continued, unlawful use of intellectual property belonging to ActiveVideo Networks.

The injunction is effective May 23, 2012. In the interim, Verizon must make monthly sunset royalty payments of $2.74 per subscriber per month starting Dec. 1, 2011. The injunction follows the award by the jury in August of $115 million. The court has increased the award to of $139.1 million in damages, supplemental damages and interest.
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