Dish Gets En Banc Review Of DVR Contempt Ruling

Law360, New York (May 14, 2010, 5:51 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has granted Dish Network Corp.'s parent firm a full-court reconsideration of a ruling holding the company in contempt for violating a permanent injunction that barred it from infringing TiVo Inc.’s digital video recorder patent and ordered it to disable DVR functionality in certain devices.

Eleven judges in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday denied EchoStar Corp.'s motion for a panel rehearing but granted its request for a rehearing en banc and asked for briefs on four new...
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