Comcast’s Xfinity App Infringes One of Two Patents: Jury (1)

Sept. 24, 2021, 1:41 PM

Comcast’s Xfinity My Account app infringes one of two NexSteppatents related to streamlining customer-support services, a federal jury ruled.

  • Jury on Thursday returned verdict in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware, finding Comcast’s Xfinity My Account app infringes one patent under doctrine of equivalents, which imposes liability for equivalents to patented technology that don’t literally infringe a patent’s claims
    • Jurors found Comcast didn’t infringe another patent issued in 2018, and found it didn’t literally infringe either patent
  • Jurors rejected Comcast’s argument that the patent shouldn’t have been issued in the first place
  • Comcast spokeswoman: “While we respectfully disagree with ...

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