Dish Network Sued by Cedar Lane Technology for Patent Infringement
Cedar Lane Technologies filed a complaint on Tuesday in the Western District of Texas for patent infringement against Dish Network alleging that the defendant infringed the patents-in-suit through its Movies for Purchase feature.
The patents-in-suit are United States Patent Nos. 6,502,194 (the ’194 patent); 6,526,411 (the ’411 patent); 6,721,489 (the ’489 patent); 7,173,177 (the ’177 patent); 7,642,443 (the ’443 patent); and 8,165,867 (the ’867 patent). The patents relate to playback of network audio on demand, creating and managing playlists, management of owned and unowned inventory, and translating a device command.