Dish Network Hits Replay On TiVo DVR Patent Battle

Law360, New York (June 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A month after an appeals court ordered it to pay $74 million to TiVo Inc., Dish Network Corp. has sued the recording technology company in an effort to get a preemptive ruling that Dish's current digital video recording software does not also violate TiVo's patent.

The lawsuit, filed on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, is still over TiVo's patent titled “Multimedia time warping system.” The so-called Time Warp patent covers a method of recording one program while playing back another....
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