RealNetworks, Implicit End Data Packet Patent Fight

Law360, New York (November 2, 2009, 5:13 PM EST) -- Implicit Networks Inc. and RealNetworks Inc. have ended a dispute over patents for interpreting electronic data packets that started when Implicit accused a slew of video giants of infringing the technology.

Judge James L. Robart of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington on Friday dismissed with prejudice Implicit's claims against RealNetworks and RealNetworks' counterclaims against Implicit, per both parties' request.

A lawyer for Implicit confirmed only that “the matter has been resolved and the case dismissed.” Meanwhile, a spokesman for RealNetworks said...
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