A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which Canada's Wi-Lan Inc
In the clear
Lawyers for both companies did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Shares of Wi-Lan closed up 3.7 percent in Toronto, but gave up some earlier gains following the ruling. Wi-Lan said its V-chip technology was invented in 1991 by Tim Collings, then a professor at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, to allow users of digital TV receivers to filter out programs. All televisions with picture screens 13 inches (33 cm) or larger and manufactured for the U.S. market have since 2000 been required to carry the technology.
Published Date: Mar 09, 2012 12:47 pm | Updated Date: Mar 09, 2012 12:47 pm