High Court Won't Hear EchoStar's Appeal In NDS Dispute

Law360, New York (January 17, 2012, 11:25 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear EchoStar Satellite Corp.’s challenge to a Ninth Circuit decision finding that NDS Group PLC was the only prevailing party in a dispute in which the digital rights management company was ultimately cleared of mass piracy charges.

The California federal jury had found in May 2008 that NDS was not liable for EchoStar’s claims that NDS had violated its security system by allegedly directing one of its employees in December 2000 to publish information online that would have...
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