Toshiba, Wistron Settle Laptop Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (October 6, 2010, 2:56 PM EDT) -- Toshiba Corp. and Wistron Corp. have settled a dispute over patents for laptop computer technologies, ending a brief battle waged both in a California court and before the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Under the settlement agreement accepted by the ITC on Tuesday, the two companies will get nonexclusive licenses to the patents-in-suit. Wistron will also pay Toshiba an undisclosed amount of money, according to the settlement.

The companies submitted a joint motion to dismiss the patent suit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District...
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