Yahoo Wins Short-Term Stay In Messenger IP Suit

Law360, San Francisco (May 23, 2013, 7:52 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge agreed Thursday to temporarily stay Pragmatus AV's case accusing Yahoo Inc.'s Messenger of infringing two communications technology patents in order to give a Delaware court time to rule on Yahoo's motion to transfer a nearly identical case to the Golden State. 

U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen agreed with Yahoo's motion to stay, finding that it makes sense to halt the case for 30 days while Yahoo waits for rulings on two motions pending in Delaware federal court: one to stay Pragmatus' patent infringement...
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