Sony PS3, Blu-Ray Player Infringe TVI Patents, Jury Told

Law360, San Francisco (March 13, 2013, 5:52 PM EDT) -- Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 3 and at least one of its Blu-ray video players use the same DVD-loading technology covered by four TV Interactive Data Corp. patents, an expert testified in TVI's trial against Sony and other electronics companies Wednesday.

TVI, founded by self-styled tech pioneer Peter Redford in San Jose, Calif., alleges that Sony is using the same technology Redford co-patented between 1997 and 2002, which allows DVD and Blu-ray discs to play automatically when they're inserted, rather than requiring the user to type commands....
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