Dish Says Ad-Skipping DVR Copyright Suit Belongs In NY

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 6:02 PM EDT) -- Dish Network Corp. fired back Monday in a venue dispute with three major networks that accuse the company of infringing copyrights through its advertising-free recording technology, arguing the case should be heard in New York federal court, not in California.

Dish, which filed a declaratory judgment action in New York shortly before the networks filed separate copyright infringement suits in California, urged the New York court in a brief to deny June 8 motions to dismiss filed by Fox Entertainment Group Inc., CBS Corp. and NBCUniversal...
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