Exergetic, Edison Units Settle Power Plant IP Dispute

Law360, New York (February 23, 2010, 1:42 PM EST) -- Edison International Corp. subsidiaries Edison Mission Energy and Midwest Generation LLC have reached a settlement in Exergetic Systems LLC's infringement suit over nine patents related to the operation of power plants.

Judge Marilyn H. Patel in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday signed off on the companies' stipulation to dismiss the action, referencing a Feb. 10 settlement agreement with no further detail.

Attorneys for Edison Mission and Midwest declined to comment, citing a confidentiality provision in the settlement agreement. Counsel...
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