Cablevision Takes RS-DVR Suit To Second Circuit

Law360, New York (October 25, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After losing its case in federal court in March, Cablevision Systems Corp. has taken a fight over next generation digital video recorders to the appeals court.

The company told a three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Wednesday that its Remote Storage Digital Video Recorder was the same as traditional set-top DVRs, like those produced by TiVo Inc.

Even though the material is stored in databases owned by Cablevision, the company has argued that it shouldn't be required to pay...
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