Dow Jones IP Case Will Wait For State Court

Law360, New York (July 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A court agreed on Tuesday to stay a lawsuit against Dow Jones & Co. Inc. and McGraw-Hill & Co. Inc. over the right to publish indices of financial markets, saying that it would wait for an Illinois state court to reach a verdict.

The dispute began in the fall of 2006, when Dow Jones and McGraw-Hill filed lawsuits in Illinois state court against International Securities Exchange Holdings Inc., an operator of securities markets, for allegedly infringing their copyright on certain financial indices. They licensed these indices...
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