TiVo patent settlements with Google, Cisco, Time Warner yield $490 million


We now have a dollar amount and a couple of other companies to assign to TiVo’s settlement of long-running patent disputes. Thursday, we heard that TiVo had finally settled a suit it had originally filed against Motorola (since bought by Google and split with Arris), and in a press release on Friday TiVo revealed that it has also settled with Cisco and Time Warner Cable. Together, Google and Cisco will pay TiVo a lump sum of $ 490 million and have entered into an ongoing licensing agreement with Google and Cisco. Other than being “pleased with the outcome” of seeing all pending litigation dismissed, it’s not clear whether Time Warner Cable will be paying TiVo.

The settlement apparently didn’t please investors, but the if the resultant…

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