Defendants Cave To Acacia Over Resource Tools

Law360, New York (July 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a victory for patent-holding company Acacia Research Corp., two defendants in an infringement lawsuit have agreed to settle with the company over its technology for resource management software.

The settlements with McKesson Corp. and Cerner Corp., which both supply the health care industry with information management tools, bring an end to litigation that was filed against the companies in February in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Other defendants in the case, including Res-Q Healthcare Systems Inc. and Picis Inc., settled...
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