BJ's Settles Online Sales Methods Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. has become the latest retailer to settle with patent-holding company Clear With Computers LLC after the two companies asked a federal court to dismiss all claims between them in a lawsuit over two patents for online sales methods.

The motion, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, provides for the end of all claims and counterclaims among the parties with prejudice. The companies reached the settlement Sept. 16.

Both sides will pay their own costs and...
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