'Troll' Drops Kaspersky Patent Suit On Eve Of Trial
By Ryan Davis
Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 4:17 PM ET) -- Encouraging other tech companies to take a stand and fight suits brought by "trolling scum," antivirus software maker Kaspersky Lab Inc. said Wednesday that so-called patent troll Lodsys Group LLC dropped a suit against the company days before trial in Texas federal court.
Lodsys agreed on Sept. 30 to dismiss its suit against Kaspersky over data-sharing patents, seven days before trial was set to begin. Kaspersky said it did not have to pay Lodsys anything to resolve the suit, in which Kaspersky was the only remaining...