Aereo Seeks To Shield TV Service From ABC, Others' IP Claims

Law360, New York (March 12, 2012, 10:18 PM EDT) -- Online television service Aereo Inc. on Monday sought a declaration from a New York federal court that it is not infringing the copyrights of ABC Inc. and other major television networks that are suing the company over its plan to stream digital versions of television signals.

Aereo, backed by IAC/InterActive Corp., filed its counterclaim 11 days after ABC, CBS Broadcasting Inc., NBCUniversal Media LLC and others filed their suit, which claims the company’s retransmitting of their programs infringes their rights. The company plans to launch its...
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