Tivo Inc v. EchoStar: Federal Circuit Clarifies the Standard for Determining Contempt of an Injunction

Fitzpatrick Case Update
April 20, 2011

On April 20, 2011, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued Tivo Inc. v. EchoStar Corp., an en banc opinion that clarifies the standard by which to measure whether contempt of a previously-granted injunction had occurred and eliminates the need for a district court to make a threshold inquiry as to the appropriateness of holding a contempt hearing. Robert Fischer and Jasmine Bhatia examine this client alert.

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