Electronic Data Cos. Narrow Scope Of Claims

Law360, New York (February 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two California providers of electronic design automation software involved in a patent infringement lawsuit have agreed to narrow the scope of the case by removing certain patent infringement and antitrust claims from their dispute.

Magma Design Automation Inc. and Synopsys Inc. said Wednesday they entered into a joint agreement, which still needs approval from the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Under the deal, Magma will withdraw one claim of patent infringement and one antitrust claim against Synopsis, and Synopsis, in turn, will drop...
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