Acacia Settles Patent Dispute With Philips Electronics

Law360, New York (June 9, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A subsidiary of Acacia Research Corp. has struck a licensing deal with Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V., settling a patent infringement dispute over audio/video and image resolution enhancement technology.

The infringement suit is still ongoing, but Koninklijke Philips is no longer a defendant.

The agreement between IP Innovation LLC and Philips announced Friday concerns patents related to noise reduction technology for digital video and radio, and the synchronization of audio and video signals. The patents at issue have been licensed to other companies in the past, in...
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