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Rovi and DISH/EchoStar Agree to Standstill

Company Release - 4/1/2016 8:00 AM ET

SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced that DISH Network L.L.C., EchoStar Corporation and Rovi have agreed to a standstill, during which the parties have agreed not to pursue litigation against each other in order to allow discussions to continue with respect to the possible extension of their license agreement.

As previously disclosed, EchoStar Corporation’s license to Rovi’s patent portfolio remains in effect until April 5, 2016.

About Rovi Corporation

Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) is creating personalized and data-driven ways for viewers to discover the right entertainment and for providers to discover the right audiences. Chosen by top brands in entertainment content, services and devices, Rovi touches the lives of hundreds of millions of consumers by providing comprehensive solutions, customizable products and technology licensing to make discovery simple, seamless and personal. With more than 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide, Rovi is advancing entertainment and audience discovery. Learn more at, or follow us on Twitter

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