NFL, Dow Jones Settle Data Encryption Patent Claims

Law360, New York (June 12, 2013, 2:06 PM EDT) -- A patent-holding company told a Texas federal court Tuesday that it has struck a preliminary deal with Dow Jones & Co. and NFL Enterprises LLC to resolve allegations they infringed a data encryption patent, heading off the companies' recently-mounted unreasonable delay dismissal bid.

TQP Development LLC, which targeted the defendants as part of a patent blitz against dozens of companies last fall, said it is in the process of finalizing an agreement with Dow Jones and the NFL over the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent Number...
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