Palm, Apple, Samsung Settle Saxon Patent Suits

Law360, New York (January 29, 2010, 7:11 PM EST) -- Intellectual property licensing company Saxon Innovations LLC has settled three hi-tech patent suits against Palm Inc. as well as suits against Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronic Co. Ltd., filing five joint motions to dismiss Friday.

Saxon and the defendant companies asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to dismiss the suits, which involve alleged infringement of Saxon patents for a variety of hi-tech systems and devices.

Terms of the settlements were not disclosed.

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