Tessera, Sony Settle Semiconductor Patent License Suit

Law360, New York (January 7, 2014, 6:18 PM EST) -- Sony Electronics Inc. and Tessera Inc. have settled a suit alleging Sony failed to renew a license for semiconductor packaging patents and continued exploiting the inventions they described in Sony's products, according to an order dismissing the case in Delaware federal court Monday.

U.S. District Judge Renee Marie Bumb tossed the litigation after the two companies cut a deal that also called for Sony to drop the claims it had filed against the patent owner, and for both parties to pay their own attorneys' fees and...
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