TiVo's latest victory over Comcast at the ITC appears to be a hollow one

Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by schatham, Apr 24, 2020.

  1. schatham

    schatham Well-Known Member

    Mar 17, 2007


    ITC administrative law judge that Comcast's X1 platform infringed on certain intellectual property held by Rovi, a TiVo subsidiary.

    But a closer look at that claim indicates it's a somewhat hollow victory for TiVo in part because Comcast has long removed the feature in question.

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  2. coopertwist

    coopertwist New Member

    Jul 6, 2007
    Well with statements like below....I would say Tivo will never have access to Comcast VOD. TiVo, which is in the process of merging with Xperi, has pledged to continue to sue Comcast until the operator enters a "fair licensing agreement with TiVo and pays us what it owes."
  3. NorthAlabama

    NorthAlabama tabasco rules

    Apr 19, 2012
    sweet home, al
    comcast's legal team will long outlast any tivo courtroom maneuvers, if the new tivo performs as well in court as they do with current guide data and skipmode availability.
  4. tommiet

    tommiet Well-Known Member

    Oct 28, 2005
    The courts are TIVO'S only real source of income. TIVO probably spends more money on attorneys than hardware development.
  5. Mikeguy

    Mikeguy Well-Known Member

    Jul 28, 2005


    Except, ultimately, it gets some patent infringement $ for TiVo (and continues to box Comcast in, a bit, in not infringing TiVo patent rights)?
  6. Jed1

    Jed1 Well-Known Member

    Jun 18, 2013
    Frackville, PA.
    Nope Comcast will get the biggest laugh as most of the TiVo plus channels is owned by Xumo which Comcast is in the process of buying.

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