Acacia Unit, IBM Eye Deal In Network System Spat

Law360, New York (September 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- IBM Corp. and Acacia Research Corp. unit Priority Access Solutions Corp. have asked for a stay in a patent suit that Priority Access originally filed in September 2007, telling the court that the parties have reached a settlement in principle but need time to finalize the details.

Attorneys for Priority Access and IBM submitted a joint motion for entry of stay on Wednesday, asking U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis of the Eastern District of Texas to put the proceedings on hold while they put the finishing...
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