Goodyear Settles Suit Over Online Sales Patents

Law360, New York (October 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has become the latest big-name company to settle charges that it infringed technology for online sales methods held by patent-holding company Orion IP LLC.

U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Friday ordered the dismissal of all claims and counterclaims between Orion and Goodyear subject to the terms of a settlement between the companies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Attorneys for Goodyear and Orion did not immediately return...
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