Judge Upholds Verdict Against Vonage on Verizon Case

For the second time in two days, Internet phone company Vonage Holdings Corp. was hit with bad legal news when a federal appeals court upheld a jury verdict and injunction against it for patent infringement. A Virginia jury had awarded Verizon Communications Corp. $58 million in damages in March plus 5.5 percent royalties on future revenues after finding that Vonage violated three Verizon patents in building its Internet phone system.

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