Gemstar Fires Back At Digeo Over TV Listing Patents

Law360, New York (October 16, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After years of wrangling over licenses, Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc. has hit Digeo Inc. with a lawsuit for allegedly infringing its patented technology for online television program guides.

Gemstar filed suit on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, contending that Digeo's Moxi interactive program guide violated the company’s intellectual property.

"We have attempted over an extended period of time to engage in patent licensing discussions with Digeo regarding the Moxi guide,” said Stephen Kay, Gemstar-TV Guide’s executive vice president and...
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