Dish Network IP Woes Not Covered: Insurers

Law360, New York (October 26, 2009, 2:29 PM EDT) -- Arguing that its coverage does not extend to patent claims, Travelers Indemnity Co. of Illinois has joined a group of insurers seeking to deflect a Dish Network Corp. suit over their duty to defend the satellite provider against patent infringement claims brought by billionaire inventor Ronald A. Katz over a Dish telephone system.

In a motion for summary judgment lodged in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado Friday, Travelers told the court that while it had issued commercial general liability insurance to Echostar...
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