Mercedes-Benz Settles QR Code Patent Suit

By Melissa Daniels (January 17, 2018, 7:19 PM EST) -- Mercedes-Benz USA LLC has settled a patent infringement lawsuit brought by a Texas company over QR code technology after the automaker successfully moved the case to Georgia, according to court records filed Wednesday.

Coding Technologies LLC filed a notice of settlement and voluntary dismissal to end the action, which accused Mercedes of infringing a patent that covers the decoding technology used to access information via a QR code, which is similar to a barcode. The filing did not disclose the terms of the settlement.

The dismissal comes about one week after U.S. District Judge Federico A. Moreno granted a bid from...

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