Katz Inks Licensing Deals With 10 More Cos.

Law360, New York (November 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Aetna Inc., Rite Aid Corp. and eight other companies have settled patent litigation with billionaire inventor Ronald A. Katz by purchasing licenses that cover the refilling of prescriptions and other customer service operations.

According to Katz, who announced the settlements Tuesday, the licenses will cover health care and product support services that are delivered through either automated systems or the combination of automated systems and live agents. The terms of the licenses were not disclosed.

“In North America alone, we estimate that over 1 billion automated...
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