API Strikes Deals With Amazon, Facebook Over Patent

Law360, New York (August 7, 2009, 1:28 PM EDT) -- API Technologies LLC has reached a settlement with Amazon.com Inc. in a patent suit it filed against 24 Internet companies over data network technology, and has dropped its claims against Facebook Inc. in the same suit.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Thursday granted joint motions to dismiss all pending claims against each of the two defendants.

In a motion filed July 31, API and Amazon asked the court to dismiss all claims between them with...
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