Netgear Settles In Acacia Unit's Data Storage IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 21, 2010, 2:22 PM EDT) -- Acacia Research Corp. subsidiary Data Network Storage LLC has agreed to drop Netgear Inc. from a suit accusing more than a dozen technology companies of infringing a patent for a data storage management system.

Acacia announced Wednesday that DNS had entered into a settlement and licensing agreement with Netgear covering a patent portfolio that relates to storage area network technology, resolving the defendant's role in litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Additional details of the settlement were not disclosed,...
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