Wyndham, Ramada Exit Online Marketing Patent Case

Law360, Houston (July 31, 2013, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Tuesday dismissed Variant Holdings LLC's claims alleging Ramada Worldwide Inc., Wyndham Hotel Group, Howard Johnson International Inc. and others used its patented online marketing system without a license, citing a settlement among the parties.

U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap did not elaborate on the details of the agreement in his order dismissing the hotels from the case, other than to say that Variant agreed to drop its claims against the group, which also included Wingate Inns International Inc., Super 8 Worldwide...
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