TiVo's little black box, which gives viewers control over when they watch their favorite TV shows, has rocked the broadcasting and advertising industries, spawned patent litigation and even drawn complaints from privacy advocates. General counsel Matthew Zinn says his greatest accomplishment is that TiVo hasn't "been sued out of existence." But now, Zinn is gearing up for a trial in which TiVo is taking the offensive, alleging infringement of its multimedia "time warping system" by EchoStar Communications.
TiVo Against the Giants
March 15, 2006