AT&T Loses Bid To Toss Song Identification IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 5, 2010, 12:32 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has shot down an attempt by LG Electronics USA Inc., AT&T Mobility LLC, Samsung Telecommunications America LLC and other defendants to nix a patent infringement suit over technology for identifying music using cell phones and other mobile devices.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Thursday denied a motion by LG, AT&T, Samsung, Gracenote Inc. and Napster LLC to dismiss Tune Hunter Inc.'s suit.

Tune Hunter has stated a plausible claim that entitles it...
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