High Court Won't Hear Licensing Suit Over DVD Content Filter

Law360, New York (June 24, 2013, 1:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal seeking to revive ClearPlay Inc.'s long-running dispute over the legal scope of a patent-licensing agreement and settlement with Nissim Corp. over the use of technology that censors objectionable content from DVDs.

Without comment, the high court denied ClearPlay's petition for writ of certiorari in its appeal that asked the high court to find that the company's licensing agreement with Nissim was akin to a covenant not sue each other. The decision likely brings to a...
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