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Quibi & Eko Remotely Brawl Over Turnstyle Technology and ‘Severe’ Harm in Court Hearing for Preliminary Injunction

Deadline

07 May 2020

Michael Jacobs was featured in Deadline’s coverage of the ongoing patent dispute between Eko and Quibi.

“This is a case built on circumstantial evidence,” said Michael, who is representing Quibi in a telephone hearing addressing Eko’s motion for a preliminary injunction against the streaming service. “It’s just statements that he might have, could have.”

Michael also argued that Eko isn’t being harmed at all by the use of their Turnstyle rotating video functionality on Quibi, and noted that it was “Quibi’s idea to marry [the] technology with content.” He added that if the company disabled Turnstyle, “we’d have to figure out how to deliver content to our users in a very turbulent time in the world when Quibi is trying to sign up customers.”

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