TiVo Seeks $1B In Sanctions In Dish DVR Spat

Law360, New York (July 29, 2009, 6:31 PM EDT) -- TiVo Inc. has asked a federal judge to order Dish Network Corp. to pay nearly $1 billion in sanctions for running afoul of a permanent injunction barring the satellite television provider from infringing a TiVo-held patent for digital video recorders.

Contempt proceedings continued Tuesday in a hearing before Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, who has refused to wait for an appeals court to rule on Dish Network's petition.

TiVo wants close to $1 billion in sanctions, based...
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