Tivo loses patent office ruling

Wednesday 9 June 2010 | 10:00 CET | News
Tivo has lost a ruling from the US Patent and Trademark Office over validity of patents for its time-shift TV technology. The ruling comes after a second re-examination of the patents by the PTO, following challenges from pay-TV providers Dish and Echostar. A separate review of the patent infringement case brought by the companies is still pending. This has leaned heavily in TiVo's favor and could still lead to the satellite companies paying damages to the set-top box maker. But the PTO ruling could have ramifications for TiVo's case against AT&T and Verizon Communications over their DVR

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: AT&T / EchoStar / TiVo / Verizon
Countries: United States
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