Press Release

Morgan Lewis Succeeds on ActiveVideo’s Motion for Supplemental Damages Following Historic Patent Verdict Against Verizon

October 14, 2011

PALO ALTO, October 14, 2011: Today, Judge Raymond A. Jackson of the Eastern District of Virginia awarded supplemental damages, bringing the historic jury verdict obtained by Morgan Lewis on behalf of San Jose-based ActiveVideo Networks (AVN) against Verizon to nearly $140 Million.

The supplemental damages follow a jury verdict for infringement of four AVN patents on technology relating to interactive television services, such as video on demand used by Verizon's FiOS TV. The court found that AVN is entitled to supplemental damages in the amount of $17,422,575, prejudgment interest in the amount of $6,687,511, and post-judgment interest for Verizon's infringement of its patents commencing on August 2, 2011, the date a $115 million judgment was entered. View a copy of today's order and memorandum.

The Morgan Lewis team representing ActiveVideo was led by IP Litigation partners Daniel Johnson, Jr. and Michael J. Lyons, along with partner Nathan W. McCutcheon; IP senior attorney David M. Morris; IP of counsel MaryJane Boswell; and associates Ahren C. Hsu-Hoffman, Jason E. Gettleman, Michael F. Carr, Efrain Staino Flores, Jeremy Peterson, Jacob A. Snodgrass, and Lorraine M. Casto.

For more information or to speak with one of the lead lawyers for ActiveVideo, please contact us.