Judge Clears TiVo Patent Suit Vs. EchoStar

Law360, New York (March 10, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal court has denied motions by satellite television provider EchoStar to dismiss digital video recording company TiVo Inc.’s lawsuit over patents for set-top boxes that record television programming onto a built-in hard drive.

A judge with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division, denied motions to dismiss and transfer TiVo's patent infringement case against the Dish Network operator.

EchoStar had argued that the lawsuit should be dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction and transferred to the Northern District of California...
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