lawsuit

TiVo Seeking $1 Billion in Contempt-of-Court Sanctions from DISH Network and EchoStar

--Hearing Scheduled for July 28th
TiVo is seeking nearly $1 billion in damages from DISH Network and EchoStar in the so-called "Time Warp" DVR technology patent case between the companies. The figure was revealed in a July 13th filing by DISH Network and EchoStar (first brought to light by blogger, Dave Zatz) in response to a June 26th sealed motion by TiVo, in which the latter laid out its case for the sanctions that should be imposed on DISH Network...

Appeals Court Temporarily Stays Order Requiring DISH to Disable its DVR's

A US appeals court has temporarily stayed part of the ruling issued by Judge David Folsom Tuesday in the so-called "Time Warp " patent case betwee n TiVo and DISH Network (note: for a detailed overview of the ruling and of the history of the Time Warp patent case, see the article posted on itvt.com June 3rd). In addition to ruling that DISH Network must pay TiVo an additional $103 million, plus interest, in damages...

UK Broadcaster ITV Moving to Prevent Use of "iTV" and "ITV" as Acronyms for Interactive TV?

[itvt] was recently approached by UK commercial broadcaster, ITV (whose name is an acronym for " Independent Television Network "), with a request that we amend our logo on the grounds that it is infringing on the broadcaster's brand. In addition, we have received informal reports that a number of other companies have been contacted about altering their branding to avoid infringement on ITV's trademark--with some even claiming to have been told by the broadcaster...

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