Vivid, Other Porn Cos. Settle Video-Streaming IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 22, 2010, 5:12 PM EDT) -- An inventor has asked a federal court to approve a slew of dismissal motions that would offload several adult entertainment defendants, including Vivid Entertainment LLC, from a suit alleging widespread infringement of a video-streaming patent.

Houston-based Joao Control & Monitoring Systems of Texas LLC on Wednesday lodged separate motions in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to dismiss eight defendants from the suit. Joao alluded to settlements, saying the parties had agreed to dismissal and would bear their own costs, but did...
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