Fox, MGM Combat Nissim Royalty Claims Over DVD Patents

Law360, Los Angeles (June 17, 2014, 4:21 PM EDT) -- Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment LLC on Monday asked a California federal judge to block Nissim Corp. from suing them for royalties for alleged infringement of 11 patents pertaining to DVDs and Blu-ray discs, arguing the allegations have no merit.

In a complaint for declaratory judgment of non-liability for patent infringement, the film studios alleged Nissim was precluded from seeking relief because it did not provide them with actual or constructive notice that their DVDs use the basic user controls covered...
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