Etex, Acacia Unit Settle Cell Phone Patent Claims

Law360, New York (December 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Acacia Research Corp. unit Location Based Services LLC and Etex Telephone Cooperative Inc. have struck a settlement and licensing deal to end Etex's involvement in a patent suit LBS filed in October over three patents related to providing location-based services over cell phone networks.

The plaintiffs — Emsat Advanced Geo-Location Technology LLC and LBS — filed a notice of dismissal with prejudice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Tuesday, saying that they had amicably resolved their case against Etex Telephone...
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