TiVo Awaits Ruling In Patent Battle With Dish Network

Law360, New York (September 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge on Thursday put off ruling on a request by TiVo Inc. to hold satellite TV operator Dish Network Corp. in contempt, sending shares of TiVo plunging and further prolonging the long-running patent battle between the two companies over digital video recorder technology.

Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas heard arguments Thursday, but did not issue a ruling.

TiVo argued in a motion filed in June that Dish Network, formerly known as EchoStar Communications Corp., should...
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