Dish Ad-Skipper Case At 9th Circ. To Mold Future TV Tech

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 8:28 PM EST) -- By refusing to shut down Dish Network Corp.'s ad-skipping digital video recording service while finding that it likely infringes copyrighted TV shows, a judge has given some good news to both sides in the heated dispute and sets the stage for a Ninth Circuit ruling that will shape the future of the TV industry, attorneys said.

U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee ruled that Dish's copying of Fox Broadcasting Co. shows with its AutoHop DVR feature is not fair use, but that the network could not show...
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