Sony Dropped From Laptop Transmission Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 29, 2009, 1:03 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed Sony Electronics Inc. from an inventor's suit accusing a host of computer manufacturers of infringing a patent related to voice and data transmission signals through laptop computers.

Signing off Monday on a stipulation order crafted by the two parties, Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas dismissed all relevant claims and counterclaims and ruled that each party would bear its own costs.

The parameters of a settlement agreement, if any, were not included...
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