Facebook Dropped From Mobile Technology IP Suit

Law360, New York (February 11, 2011, 2:53 PM EST) -- SimpleAir Inc. has agreed to drop Facebook Inc. from an infringement suit the patent-holding company brought against a dozen big-name defendants over network messaging and updating technology.

There’s no mention of a settlement or licensing agreement between the two companies in the joint order for dismissal approved Thursday by Magistrate Judge Charles Everingham in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Also Thursday, Judge Everingham approved a joint dismissal motion by SimpleAir and AWS Convergence Technologies Inc., a company that provides automated weather...
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