Fox Gets Speedy Discovery In Dish Ad-Skipping DVR Suit

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 6:53 PM ET) -- News Corp.'s Fox Entertainment Group Inc. can proceed with accelerated discovery on the technical specifications of Dish Network LLC's commercial-erasing DVR service as Fox and other television networks try to block the controversial technology, a New York federal judge ruled Friday.

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain said during a hearing Friday that Fox can pursue limited, expedited discovery from Dish as the networks build their case for a preliminary injunction to stop the satellite provider from rolling out its Hopper DVR, which they say infringes...
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Case Information

Case Title

Dish Network L.L.C. v. American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



Laura Taylor Swain

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Date Filed

May 24, 2012


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