Eon, American Messaging Settle Telecom Patent Spat

Law360, New York (September 4, 2009, 1:09 PM EDT) -- American Messaging Services LLC has become the latest defendant to reach a settlement in patent-holding company Eon Corp. IP Holdings LLC's suit accusing nearly 20 companies of infringing two Eon patents covering two-way communications technology.

The parties filed a joint motion to dismiss all claims with prejudice Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, asking Judge Leonard Davis to approve an Aug. 21 agreement between the sides, which was executed by the licensee on Aug. 20.

Although the agreement did not...
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