AT&T, Stragent Agree To Drop Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (August 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- AT&T Inc. and patent-holding company Stragent LLC have moved to drop the carrier from a suit alleging infringement of a patent for messaging systems against a number of cell phone and technology companies after agreeing that AT&T does not make the product at issue.

The telecommunications giant filed the motion to dismiss without prejudice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas Wednesday.

The company argued that "it is and always has been a holding company, that it does not own or maintain...
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