Texas Instruments Exits Wi-LAN Bluetooth Suit

Law360, New York (July 22, 2011, 5:18 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Thursday dismissed Canadian software developer Wi-LAN Inc.'s claims against Texas Instruments Inc. in a suit that accused 22 technology companies of infringing Bluetooth-related patents.

Ottawa-based Wi-LAN and Texas Instruments will bear their own costs and attorneys' fees, according to a joint motion for dismissal filed on Monday, which gave no other details. U.S. District Judge T. John Ward dismissed the claims without prejudice.

Texas Instruments is the latest defendant to exit the long-running case that began in 2007 when Wi-LAN filed...
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