Patent


Virgin fends off eleventh Rovi patent claim

UK pay TV operator Virgin Media has won its latest patent case against Rovi Corporation, marking what Virgin claims is the eleventh successive defeat for Rovi out of the eleven patent disputes. All of the eleven patents asserted by Rovi have now either been found invalid and/or revoked by either the English Court or by […]

Court dismisses eighth Rovi patent claim against Virgin Media

An eighth patent claim by Rovi against Virgin Media, related to pausing and resuming programming, has been dismissed by the UK’s High Court today.   The claim centred around pausing and restarting live and on-demand programming on set-top boxes, with Rovi claiming that Virgin Media TiVo’s ability to pause a programme on one set-top box […]

OpenTV and Nagravision sue Apple for patent infringement

OpenTV and Nagravision, both subsidiaries of digital security firm Kudelski Group, have filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming it infringes five of their US patents.  The action, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges that the infringing products and service include iOS mobile devices, Apple TV, App Store, […]

Kudelski and Cisco settle patent dispute

Conditional access and interactive TV technology provider Kudelski Group and Cisco have signed a multi-year patent cross-license agreement for patents under which the pair will license their respective patent portfolios to each other with certain restrictions.     As part of the agreement the parties have resolved all pending litigation between them. Cisco will pay Kudelski Group […]

SeaChange claims new court victory in Arris patent case

A United States appeals court has affirmed a previous district court ruling, rejecting Arris Group’s claims that SeaChange violated a 2006 injunction relating to patent rights, Seachange announced yesterday.  The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the earlier October 2012 ruling, in a case that dates back to 2001, when n-Cube […]