Apple, Others Settle In PACid Encryption Patent Suit

Law360, New York (August 6, 2009, 4:50 PM EDT) -- Research firm The PACid Group LLC has reached settlements with a number of defendants, including Apple Inc. and Thomson Inc., in one of several patent suits that accuse dozens of technology companies of infringing patents related to data encryption.

The company on Wednesday filed consent motions to dismiss claims against Apple and Thomson in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. PACid asked the court to dismiss its claims with prejudice and the defendants' counterclaims as moot, subject to the terms of settlement...
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