Aloft, Palm Settle Patent Claims Over Smartphone

Law360, New York (June 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Smartphone maker Palm Inc. has become the latest company to settle litigation accusing a slew of cell phone manufacturers of using technology that infringes Aloft Media LLC's patents.

In a joint motions filed Friday, Palm and Aloft asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to dismiss all claims and counterclaims between the companies pending in two patent infringements suits filed in 2008 by Aloft.

The motions, if approved, would resolve allegations that Palm's Treo 700p smartphone infringes an Aloft patent for data...
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