Radio & Television

Patents in Stingray, Music Choice lawsuit under review

MONTREAL - Stingray took another step forward in its attempts to discredit allegations of patent infringement made by U.S. TV music distributor Music Choice.Stingray said Monday that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted its requests and initiated inter partes review (IPR) proceedings against U.S. Patent Nos. 8,769,602, 9,357,245, 7,320,025 and 9,351,045 owned by Music Choice. A ruling on Stingray's request for an IPR in respect of Patent No. 9,414,121 is anticipated next month.Stingray president and CEO Eric Boyko called the IPR proceedings “significant decisions in favour of Stingray.”“While we have...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.