EDS Ends Prepaid Phone Patent Spat With Rivals

Law360, New York (August 7, 2009, 5:30 PM EDT) -- Cricket Communications Inc. has become the last of six cell phone and wireless providers to settle allegations it infringed a pair of patents covering prepaid phone service held by Electronic Data Systems Corp.

U.S. District Judge T. John Ward of the Eastern District of Texas on Thursday granted a stipulated motion to dismiss with prejudice all the claims and counterclaims between EDS and Cricket.

Judge Ward also ordered each party to bear its own litigation costs, as requested in the motion.

The deal is subject to...
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