Allstate Dropped From Massive Marketing Patent Suit

Law360, New York (November 25, 2009, 1:16 PM EST) -- Allstate Corp. has become the second defendant to be dismissed from a suit brought by two Arizona licensing companies accusing more than three dozen insurers and financial companies of infringing patents for automated financial services marketing programs.

Patent-holding company Phoenix Licensing LLC, the patents' exclusive licensee LPL Licensing LLC and Allstate entered a joint motion to dismiss all claims between them without prejudice on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with both parties agreeing to bear their own costs, expenses...
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