Quest Software, Rival Settle Patent Fight

Law360, New York (September 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Quest Software Inc. has amicably settled a patent dispute with rival BBS Technologies Inc., which Quest accused of stealing information from protected computer systems and using the data to launch its own rival products.

The two companies filed a joint motion on Thursday, asking Judge T. John Ward of U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to dismiss with prejudice all claims in the suit due to the settlement agreement. The motion does not offer any details about the agreement, other than to say...
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