EchoStar Subsidiary Sues Belkin, Monsoon Multimedia for Patent Infringement

Submitted by patentadmin on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 21:02

January 7, 2013 - Sling Media, a subsidiary of EchoStar, has filed suit against Monsoon Multimedia and Belkin International for infringement of five Sling Media patents.

Sling Media produces the Slingbox family of products, which allow users to broadcast content from their living room televisions to other locations via Internet-connected PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones.

The patents at suit are U.S. Patent Nos. 7,725,912, "Method for Implementing a Remote Display System with Transcoding;" 7,877,776, "Personal Media Broadcasting System;" 8,051,454, "Personal Media Broadcasting System with Output Buffer;" 8,060,909, "Personal Media Broadcasting System;" and 8,266,657, "Method for Effectively Implementing a Multi-Room Television System."