Global Communications Cries Foul Over Stay

Law360 (September 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Calling the move a deliberate ploy to derail the litigation, Global Communications Corp. has protested rival EchoStar's bid for a stay in the patent battle over a system that permits multiple viewers to watch satellite broadcasting through a single antenna.

On Wednesday, Global Communications filed an objection in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, blasting EchoStar's recent request to shelve the litigation until the patent at the center of the dispute can be reexamined.

“A stay in this case would run afoul...
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