SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC) reported that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed the US District Court´s October 2012 decision which rejected Arris Group, Inc.´s allegations that SeaChange had violated a 2006 injunction.
The 12-year dispute began in 2001 when n-Cube Corp. (whose interest was later acquired by Arris Group) filed suit alleging that SeaChange´s ITV video system infringed an n-Cube patent. After an adverse ruling in 2002, SeaChange redesigned its video system to avoid infringement of the n-Cube patent. Seven years later, in 2009, Arris filed a motion alleging that SeaChange´s 2002 system violated the injunction entered in the n-Cube case.
The Federal Circuit concluded that “the District Court did not err in its factual findings and, therefore, did not abuse its discretion in denying Arris´s motion for contempt.”
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