ITC Says Netflix Didn't Infringe Program Guide Patents

Law360, Los Angeles (November 1, 2013, 9:48 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday largely affirmed an ITC judge's ruling that Netflix Inc. didn't infringe digital entertainment technology company Rovi Corp.'s patented parental control and program guide technology with its streaming software.

In a brief notice, the ITC said it agreed with Administrative Law Judge David P. Shaw's June decision that Netflix's products, which Rovi had accused the online video service of selling and importing in violation of U.S. trade law, didn't infringe four Rovi patents.

The ITC also supported Judge Shaw's determination...
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