Motorola Settles Minerva's Cellular Patent Suit

Law360, New York (August 6, 2009, 5:06 PM EDT) -- Cell phone technology patent holder Minerva Industries Inc. has settled with Motorola Inc. in its suit alleging a slew of the country's largest cellular companies infringed its mobile entertainment and communication technology.

The parties filed a joint motion for dismissal on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, seeking to drop Minerva's claims and render Motorola's counterclaims moot.

Fred Williams, a partner with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, who represents Motorola, confirmed that the parties had settled. He declined...
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