Honda Settles With Texas Audio Patent Holder

Law360, New York (June 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has signed off on a settlement between American Honda Motor Co. Inc. and Affinity Labs of Texas LLC in an infringement suit over a patent that covers a system and method for connecting portable audio devices to auto sound systems.

Thursday's ruling by Judge Ron Clark in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas came two days after Toyota Motor North America Inc. became the first automaker to reach a settlement with the patent-holding firm.

Financial terms of the deal...
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