AOL, Vringo Agree To Settle Part Of Search-Engine IP Suit

Law360, New York (August 6, 2012, 5:04 PM EDT) -- AOL Inc. and a unit of video ringtone maker Vringo Inc. told a Virginia federal court Monday that they have agreed to settle part of a patent dispute brought by Vringo in Virginia federal court over AOL's use of search engine-filtering technology in its advertising search unit, leaving the rest of the suit to move forward.

Details of the settlement were not disclosed, but the deal applies only to AOL’s Advertising.com sponsored listings, according to a joint motion to dismiss the case with prejudice. Other claims...
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