Mercedes Unit, Affinity Settle Car Audio Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (January 20, 2010, 12:41 PM EST) -- While Affinity Labs of Texas LLC has reached a settlement with Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc. in a patent infringement suit over car audio technology, it must now face counterclaims brought by Volkswagen Group of America Inc. and other remaining defendants in the case.

Judge Ron Clark in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Tuesday granted Affinity and MBUSI's joint motion, filed Friday, to dismiss all claims and counterclaims against each other, referencing a confidential settlement but offering no further details except...
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