Actus Inks More Deals In Payment Method Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 18, 2009, 2:26 PM EDT) -- Sonic Solutions has become the latest in a string of defendants to settle with Actus LLC, a patent-holding company that accused nearly two dozen entities of infringing four patents related to an electronic payment system.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas signed off on Actus and Sonic's stipulated motion for dismissal Sept. 17, tossing the parties' claims and counterclaims with prejudice.

Actus and Sonic, a DVD and video-editing software developer, signed a settlement agreement Aug. 26 and...
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