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Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2019

May 13-14, 2019
PLI New York

1177 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York

On May 13-14, the Practising Law Institute is holding the Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2019 conference. This renowned program will give a cutting edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations, as well as, dive into the latest negotiation and regulatory trends, current case law, and latest technology forecasts. Attorney Geoff Why will be speaking in the session entitled, "MVNOs: Why are Cable Operators Eyeing Wireless Again?"

For more information, visit the event page here.

Firm Highlights

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Telecommunications: Helping a Dark Fiber Provider Bring High-Speed Broadband to Rural Maine

Many of Maine’s rural areas do not have adequate access to high-speed broadband services. In 2008-09, a group of Internet providers and CLECs joined with state officials to map out a plan to install...

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Patent Litigation: Telecommunications

Defended regional telecommunications provider against non-practicing entity with patents related to modem design and operation. Developed exhaustion argument based on prior licensing activity. Also successfully opposed non-practicing entity’s motion to consolidate cases under Multi-District...

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Patent Litigation: VoIP

Defended three telecommunications networking companies in E.D. Tex. against accusation of infringement of patents relating to VoIP technology; lead responsibility for witness who testified at trial about key prior art; case settled the next...

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Patent Litigation: Telecommunications

Defended national telecommunications provider in patent dispute involving patents related to standard-essential DSL technology. Developed unenforceability defense as well as defense based on patent troll’s failure to offer fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory royalty rate...

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Trade Secret & Unfair Competition Litigation: Telecommunications

Represented large international manufacturer and seller of telecommunications equipment to all major wireless providers against a supplier in a breach of contract, theft of trade secrets and unfair competition action brought in the Commercial...

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Patent Litigation: Telecommunications

Defended three major telecommunications companies against patent claims relating to VoIP technology in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; took lead in preparing pretrial filings and assisted with trial witness preparation...

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Patent Litigation: Telecommunications

Defended large telecommunication company in patent litigation in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas brought by a competitor over eight patents relating to encryption, unified communications, messaging, and audio and video...

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