ClearPlay Asks High Court To Weigh DVD-Censor Patent Case

Law360, New York (May 21, 2013, 5:58 PM EDT) -- ClearPlay Inc. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up its claims accusing Nissim Corp. of violating a licensing agreement the companies had for DVD-censoring technology, arguing the Eleventh Circuit wrongly found the claims were preempted by federal law.

The Eleventh Circuit in November affirmed a district court's decision to dismiss ClearPlay's 2007 suit claiming Boca Raton, Fla.-based Nissim hadn’t honored a contract in which ClearPlay agreed to pay royalties for patented technology that enables parents to skip or mute explicit content on DVDs. On May...
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