Triune Drops Appeal Of Sanctions Over Phone IP Suit

Law360, New York (August 31, 2009, 12:20 PM EDT) -- Triune Star Inc. has dropped its appeal of sanctions issued against it for filing a “frivolous” suit accusing LG Electronics Inc., the Walt Disney Co. and Pantech & Curitel Communications Inc. of infringing a patent for an infrared cell phone.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Aug. 24 granted Triune's motion to withdraw its appeal.

The appeal challenged a November 2008 ruling by Judge Michael M. Mihm of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, who granted the defendants'...
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