Gemstar-TV Guide Responds to Favorable U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Decision in SuperGuide Case
Entertainment Editors/Business Editors
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2004--Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMST) responded to yesterday's U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the matter of SuperGuide Corporation v. DirecTV Enterprises, Inc., et al.:
Gemstar-TV Guide is very pleased by the Federal Circuit's ruling which vacated the summary judgment ruling issued by the District Court for the Western District of North Carolina and remanded the case for further proceedings. In reversing the District Court's summary judgment decision, the Federal Circuit ruled that the District Court incorrectly construed certain patent claims in reaching its decision that the defendants did not infringe Gemstar's patents.
About Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc., is a leading media and technology company that develops, licenses, markets and distributes technologies, products and services targeted at the television guidance and home entertainment needs of consumers worldwide. The Company's businesses include: television media and publishing properties; interactive program guide services and products; and technology and intellectual property licensing. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.gemstartvguide.com.
Except for historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including risks and uncertainties related to the Company's transition to a new management and corporate governance structure; an ongoing SEC investigation and pending litigation; the timely availability and acceptance of new products; the impact of competitive products and pricing; and the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the most recent reports on Forms 10-K, 8-K and 10-Q, each as it may be amended from time to time. The Company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
Note to Editors: Gemstar, TV Guide, and TV Guide Interactive are trademarks or registered trademarks of Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. and/or its affiliates. The names of other companies and products used herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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