USA Video Fares No Better In Courtroom Sequel

Law360, New York (June 9, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A mere three days after oral arguments were delivered, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has already halted USA Video Technology Corp.’s attack against Hollywood movie makers over the alleged infringement of its video-on-demand technology (VOD) patent.

On Friday, the Federal Circuit affirmed, per curiam, a district court decision that granted summary judgment of noninfringement for Movielink LLC, a joint venture owned by five movie studios in Hollywood.

The news came as a blow to USA Video, which had expressed hope earlier in...
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