A federal jury in Kansas City, Kan., awarded Sprint $139.8 million in a patent infringement lawsuit against Time Warner Cable on Friday.
Sprint had sued Time Warner in 2011, arguing that the cable company had infringed on a number of patents that dealt with handling telephone calls through data networks rather than expensive traditional switching equipment.
Sprint's lawsuit credited discoveries by an employee named Joe Christie for a "sea change in telephony." Christie died unexpect
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