Vonage infringed Verizon patents

blog Jurors in Virginia order Vonage to pay $58 million for infringing on three Verizon patents.

Jurors in Virginia ordered Vonage to pay $58 million plus monthly royalties to Verizon Communications for infringing on three of the company's patents. Verizon filed a lawsuit against Vonage last year accusing the IP telephony service provider of infringing on seven of its patents. Vonage plans to appeal the decision.

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Marguerite Reardon has been a CNET News reporter since 2004, covering cell phone services, broadband, citywide Wi-Fi, the Net neutrality debate, as well as the ongoing consolidation of the phone companies. E-mail Maggie.

 

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