Wi-LAN, Infineon Settle Wireless Technology Claims

Law360, New York (May 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ottawa-based Wi-LAN Inc. said Thursday it had settled the patent litigation it brought against German semiconductor maker Infineon Technologies AG over certain aspects of wireless technology.

Under the settlement, Wi-LAN will license patents covering xDSL and wireless LAN technology to Infineon in exchange for a certain number of payments. The amount of the payments and other terms of the deal are confidential, Wi-LAN said.

Wi-LAN also obtained patents from Infineon in a separate transaction. The company added more than 200 patented inventions to its portfolio through...
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