Amazon, Sears Settle Web Patent Suit With Alcatel-Lucent

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 3:38 PM EDT) -- Sears Holdings Corp. and Inc. on Thursday ended their involvement in a lawsuit Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. brought in Texas against several major online retailers over patents related to e-commerce and search engine technology.

U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis approved a joint motion for dismissal with prejudice filed Wednesday by Alcatel-Lucent and Sears, ending the involvement of subsidiaries Sears Holdings Management Corp., Sears Roebuck and Co., Sears Brands LLC, Kmart Corp., Kmart Holding Corp., and Lands’ End Inc. The same day, Inc. and subsidiary
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