TiVo, Verizon DVR Patent Spat To Stay In East Texas

Law360, New York (September 17, 2010, 7:29 PM EDT) -- A federal judge ruled Friday that Verizon Communications Inc. cannot move a patent infringement suit brought by TiVo Inc. over digital video recording device patents to the defendant's home turf in New Jersey.

Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas found that while Verizon, whose main campus is in Basking Ridge, N.J., did have some support for asking for a transfer to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, his court's experience with similar cases and...
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