Agere, Sony Reach Partial Agreement In Patent Suit

Law360, New York (August 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Chip-maker Agere Systems Inc. and Sony Corp. have settled their dispute over two of Agere's patents covering radio and wireless network technology, which are part of a larger lawsuit in which Agere has accused Sony of extensively infringing its technology patent portfolio.

Agere and Sony moved to dismiss all claims and counterclaims related to the two patents in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Wednesday, saying they had been settled. Details of the settlement were not disclosed, and attorneys for both...
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