The National Law Journal chose Shook’s IP litigation verdict, Sprint Communications Co. v. Time Warner Cable Inc., as the second largest IP litigation verdict in 2017 and 16th largest for all verdicts from last year. The National Law Journal just released its Top 100 verdicts of 2017 ranked by gross award calculated by the jury.
Shook represented Sprint in a lawsuit alleging that Time Warner Cable infringed a portfolio of Voice-over-IP patents. A federal jury found that Time Warner Cable infringed all 19 asserted claims from five Sprint patents and awarded Sprint nearly $140 million in damages. The jury also found that Time Warner Cable’s infringement was willful.
Sprint Communications Co. v. Time Warner Cable Inc., D. Kan., 2:11-CV-02686-JWL, 3/3/2017