Sharp Strikes Deal In Fractus Antenna Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (June 14, 2010, 2:11 PM EDT) -- Sharp Corp. and one of its units have reached a settlement in an infringement suit brought by Barcelona, Spain-based Fractus SA over several patents for antenna technology, narrowing a far-reaching list of defendants that includes units of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

Magistrate Judge John D. Love of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Friday granted a joint motion indicating that defendants Sharp Corp. and Sharp Electronics Corp. and plaintiff Fractus had reached a deal in principle, staying...
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