Acacia Unit, Texas Instruments Settle Processor IP Suit

Law360, New York (November 5, 2010, 1:05 PM EDT) -- Acacia Research Corp. on Friday announced a settlement and license agreement between one of its units and Texas Instruments Inc., putting to rest a patent infringement battle over computer processors currently before a federal appeals court.

The settlement resolves a suit brought by Acacia unit Microprocessor Enhancement Corp. that accuses Texas Instruments of violating a patent for an architecture employed in advance pipeline microprocessors, which is currently on appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Additional details on the agreement were not...
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