Comcast Fights Patent Claims Over TV Guides

Law360, New York (May 24, 2016, 6:37 PM EDT) -- Comcast asked a New York federal court Monday to find that its on-screen TV programming guides do not infringe patents owned by entertainment company Rovi, arguing certain claims brought in Texas are barred under existing and former licensing agreements between the companies.

Comcast Corp. asked the court for declaratory judgment of noninfringement and to prohibit Rovi from pursuing lawsuits in Texas federal court and a complaint before the International Trade Commission, saying the agreements require such disputes to be litigated exclusively in New York.

“Comcast now brings the instant action to enforce its contractual rights and to establish its noninfringement of...

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