NextCard, LivePerson Call Truce Over Web Patent

Law360, New York (August 17, 2009, 6:14 PM EDT) -- Rival technology companies NextCard LLC and LivePerson Inc. have called an end to a protracted legal battle over two patents related to Web-based credit card applications.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Friday dismissed NextCard's infringement suit against LivePerson with prejudice, and ordered both companies to bear their own costs.

No details of a settlement were noted in court documents.

NextCard sued LivePerson in April 2008, alleging that the rival company made products that infringed U.S....
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