Burger King Latest To Exit Touch-Screen Patent Suit

Law360, New York (October 24, 2011, 7:00 PM EDT) -- Burger King Corp. on Monday became the latest company to exit a patent-infringement suit over touch-screen technology that has ensnared dozens of companies, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., McDonald's Corp. and Time Warner Inc.

The fast-food giant and patent-holder EMG Technology LLC agreed in Texas federal court to dismiss all claims and counterclaims with prejudice. Additional settlement details were not disclosed.

On Sept. 26, the parties notified U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis that they had reached a settlement in principle and asked that the suit be...
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