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McKool Smith's victory on behalf of TiVo's Rovi Corp. against Comcast Corp. before the International Trade Commission (ITC) is garnering widespread national media coverage. The winning team included firm principals Douglas A. Cawley, Benjamin Levi, Josh Budwin, and Roderick Dorman.

Click on the links below to read more about the decision:

"TiVo Corp. rose after it won a key patent-infringement case against Comcast Corp. that could give the digital-recording pioneer a legal advantage in a prolonged royalty fight over the recording technology. TiVo rose 7.9 percent to $19.05 at 10:37 a.m. in New York trading Wednesday after rising as much as 10 percent."

"The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled in favor of Rovi Corp, which is now known as TiVo Corp, and prohibited Comcast Corp from importing and selling certain types of Rovi’s Xfinity X1 set-top boxes."

"Tivo's federal patent ruling victory against Comcast will lead to significant licensing payments for the company, according to one top Wall Street firm."

  • The American Lawyer "Litigation Daily" (11/30/17)

"We were also struck by McKool Smith partner Douglas Cawley’s win at the International Trade Commission. He represented TiVo/ Rovi against Comcast in a patent fight involving set-top boxes. Following the commission’s decision to ban Comcast from importing the infringing boxes, TiVo’s stock jumped 10 percent."

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