Hulu Escapes Rovi's Suit Over Video Guide Patents

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 8:17 PM EST) -- A Delaware federal judge on Friday dismissed entertainment data provider Rovi Corp.'s complaint alleging popular online video provider Hulu LLC infringed three patents related to electronic programming guides, saying the suit must contain more facts supporting the allegations in order to continue.

U.S. District Judge Michael M. Baylson granted Hulu's motion to dismiss because Rovi had failed to state a claim, but gave Rovi 30 days to file an amended complaint.

"There are simply no facts pled to advise Hulu how or why Hulu's conduct infringes...
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