Judge Halts Fox's Calif. IP Suit In Favor Of Dish's NY Case

Law360, New York (May 31, 2012, 8:22 PM EDT) -- Fox Entertainment Group Inc. on Wednesday was blocked from pursuing a copyright suit accusing Dish Network Corp. of allowing users to record programming without commercials that was filed in California federal court the same day Dish filed its own suit in New York.

U.S. District Judge Laura T. Swain issued a temporary restraining order preventing Fox from pursuing its California action accusing Dish of infringing its copyrights through the satellite broadcaster's “Autohop” feature, which allows viewers to record Fox and the other major networks' prime-time programming...
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