Microsoft Faces New Suit Over Intellivision DVR Patent Deal

Law360, San Diego (January 3, 2013, 9:10 PM EST) -- Months after the Second Circuit upheld the dismissal of its dispute with Microsoft Corp. over a digital video recorder patent agreement, Intellivision launched a suit Wednesday in New York state court alleging the software giant breached their patent deal by concealing its development of DVR products.

Intellivision and one of the company’s principals, Paul Hoffman, assert in the complaint that they entered into a less favorable deal assigning their DVR patent rights to Microsoft in 2001 because the defendant allegedly lied by saying it was not...
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