Amazon Dropped From Digital Transmission IP Suit

Law360, New York (January 19, 2010, 1:51 PM EST) -- Inc. has been dropped from one of SPH America LLC's patent infringement suits over patents related to digital transmission and wireless communications, with the parties informing the court of ongoing settlement discussions.

Judge John A. Houston of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on Friday signed an order dismissing all claims and counterclaims between SPH and Amazon without prejudice. Each party agreed to pay its own costs and attorneys' fees, the order said.

The parties had filed a joint stipulation of...
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