Sprint’s $140 million Time Warner verdict affirmed by appeals court

Sprint won an appeals court verdict against Time Warner Cable affirming a $140 million judgement against the cable company.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday upheld an earlier decision that Time Warner, now owned by Charter Communications, infringed on five Sprint patents related to Voice Over Internet Protocol services.

Sprint, the Overland Park, Kansas-based telecom company, sued Time Warner and other companies in 2011, alleging they had taken Sprint technology for transmitting calls over digital lines.

In 2017, Comcast agreed to settle its case with Sprint for $250 million.

Read more: Bloomberg


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