Internet Companies Refuse To Settle, Win Case

Law360, New York (November 2, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a district court known for settlements rather than verdicts, a judge has granted summary judgment of non-infringement in favor of three internet service providers in a suit brought by a company considered by many to be a patent troll.

The court ruled that Juno Online Services Inc., Earthlink Inc. and SBC Internet Services Inc. do not violate a patent for Network Service Providers held by MyMail, a company created specifically to litigate the patent in question, according to Foley & Lardner attorney Bill Robinson, who...
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