IAC, Girafa Strike Deal In Web Search Patent Spat

Law360, New York (September 29, 2009, 1:27 PM EDT) -- IAC Search & Media Inc. has reached a settlement in a suit brought by Girafa.com Inc. accusing several e-commerce companies of infringing a patent related to thumbnail images in Web searches, on the heels of a summary judgment ruling for Yahoo Inc. and two other defendants in the case.

Girafa and IAC agreed in principle to a settlement Monday, just two days after Judge Sue Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware issued an order reversing her denial of the remaining defendants'...
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