Avaya Settles With Acacia Unit In Server Patent Suit

Law360, New York (May 18, 2010, 5:37 PM EDT) -- Business communications systems company Avaya Inc. has become the latest defendant to settle a suit brought by an Acacia Research Corp. unit that accuses nearly two dozen companies of infringing a patent covering a digital network access server.

Avaya and Acacia subsidiary Network Gateway Solutions LLC filed a joint motion Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, saying they had reached a settlement and asking the court to dismiss Avaya from the case with prejudice.

Avaya and Acacia each confirmed the settlement...
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