TiVo Seeks To Snuff Verizon Patent In DVR Fight

Law360, San Diego (July 5, 2011, 10:02 PM EDT) -- TiVo Inc. urged a Texas federal court Tuesday to bar Verizon Communications Inc. from alleging infringement of one of its patents in a dispute over digital video recording technology, arguing that the patent was found invalid in a separate Virginia patent suit.

In a motion for judgment on the pleadings, TiVo contends that Verizon’s U.S. Patent Number 6,381,748, which covers “Apparatus and methods for network access using a set top box and television,” cannot be asserted as part of its counterclaims against TiVo in the current...
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