Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

        Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 22, 2004

                             FORGENT NETWORKS, INC.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

        Delaware                        0-20008                 74-2415696
(State or other jurisdiction of  (Commission File Number)     (IRS Employer
 incorporation or organization)                              Identification No.)

108 Wild Basin Road
Austin, Texas                                                     78746
(Address of principal executive offices)                       (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (512) 437-2700

          (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Item 5.  Other Events and Regulation FD Disclosure.

         On April 22,  2004,  the  registrant  announced  that its wholly  owned
subsidiary,   Compression  Labs,  Inc.,  had  initiated  litigation  against  31
companies  for  infringement  of United States  Patent No.  4,698,672  (the `672
Patent) in the United States  District Court for the Eastern  District of Texas,
Marshall  Division.  A copy of the  registrant's  press  release  regarding  the
litigation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1

Item 7.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

         (a) Not applicable.

         (b) Not applicable.

         (c) Exhibits.

             99.1     Press Release dated April 22, 2004

Pursuant  to the  requirements  of the  Securities  Exchange  Act of  1934,  the
registrant  has duly  caused  this  report  to be  signed  on its  behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Date: April 26, 2004                     FORGENT NETWORKS, INC.

                                         By:   /s/ Richard N. Snyder
                                         Name:  Richard N. Snyder
                                         Title: Chief Executive Officer

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit No.                        Description
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99.1                       Press Release dated April 22, 2004