DSS Drops Blu-Ray IP Suit Against Electronics Giants

Law360, New York (February 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Patent licensee Digital Security Systems Corp. has dropped its case against more than a dozen major electronics firms, including Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sharp Corp. and LG Electronics Inc., over alleged infringement of patented encryption technology in Blu-ray disc players.

On Monday, Judge David Folsom granted the plaintiff’s request in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to dismiss all claims in the suit without prejudice, allowing Digital Security Systems an option to pursue the suit again at another time.

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