U.S. Patent Office Rejects Two TiVo Patent Claims

Interesting to see this given the recent announcement that TiVo’s will be used in RCN next year, but they are downplaying it so we’ll see if there are any actual repercussions to this.


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“These software claims are the same that EchoStar was found to have infringed in the contempt ruling now pending on appeal,” EchoStar said in a statement. “We believe that the PTO’s conclusions are highly relevant to the issues on appeal as well as the pending sanctions proceedings in the district court.”