Acacia Fingers Five MSOs


Five major MSOs were added to Acacia Media Technologies Corp.’s patent-infringement litigation, the Acacia Research Corp. unit said Thursday.

Time Warner Cable, Cablevision Systems Corp., Insight Communications Co. Inc., Cebridge Connections, and Bresnan Communications were added to the suit, which covers patents used for video-on-demand programming and in technology for transmitting analog channels over a digital network.

The lawsuit against Time Warner, Insight and Bresnan was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The lawsuit against Cablevision was filed in the Eastern District of New York. And the lawsuit against Cebridge was filed in the Northern District of California.