10th Circ. Rules For Dish In Patent Suit Coverage Row

Law360, New York (October 17, 2011, 5:07 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit on Monday said Dish Network Corp.'s insurers may be obligated to defend the company against patent infringement claims brought by an inventor over an automated telephone system, overturning a lower court's ruling.

A Colorado federal judge had ruled in August 2010 that billionaire inventor Ronald A. Katz's complaint did not allege the type of advertising injury that would trigger coverage under the policies, and granted judgment in the dispute to Arch Specialty Insurance Co., Arrowood Indemnity Co., Travelers Indemnity Co. of Illinois, XL...
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