Fed. Circ. Upholds Dish Sanctions In DVR Patent Suit

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 6:15 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a district court decision holding Dish Network Corp. and former parent EchoStar Corp. in contempt for violating a permanent injunction that barred them from infringing TiVo Inc.’s digital video recorder patent and ordered them to disable DVR functionality in certain devices.

In a 2-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday sided with TiVo and determined that Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas did not abuse his...
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