Internet telephony player Vonage was dealt another serious legal blow Tuesday when a federal jury found the company had infringed on six patents held by Sprint Nextel.
The jury ordered Vonage to pay Sprint $69.5 million in damages.
Sprint sued Vonage in 2005, claiming the company was infringing on seven Sprint patents that dealt with connecting Internet phone calls. Vonage denied the claims and argued that Sprint's patents shouldn't have been approved in the first place.
Vonage said in a statement that it will appeal the federal court's verdict. Vonage also said it will develop technological … Read more