Yahoo To Exit Online Advertising Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (June 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Performance Pricing Inc. has moved to dismiss Yahoo Inc. from patent infringement litigation over online advertising technology, a move that would make the Internet search giant the third defendant to exit the Texas-based media sales consulting firm's suit.

The motion, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, seeks to dismiss Performance Pricing's infringement claims against Yahoo with prejudice. But the two sides seek to drop Yahoo's counterclaims without prejudice.

The Internet search company had sought declaratory judgment that Performance Pricing's...
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