NetRatings Settles Patent Standoff With Coremetrics

Law360, New York (October 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Closing a chapter in a drawn-out patent infringement dispute, Internet market research company NetRatings Inc. has licensed its patent portfolio to Web analytics firm Coremetrics.

The settlement between Coremetrics and NetRatings effectively dismisses all pending legal claims and marks the end of a standoff over NetRatings’ patents related to the analysis of computer usage and activity information.

Coremetrics is the fifth company to acquire a license from NetRatings, following similar licensing agreements with Unica, Omniture, SageMetrics and Visual Sciences. NetRatings targeted all five companies in a...
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