'Patent Troll Tracker' Lawsuit Ends In Settlement

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 6:02 PM EDT) -- Attorney Eric M. Albritton's defamation lawsuit against Cisco Systems Inc. over comments made in the notorious “Patent Troll Tracker” blog has been settled, relieving a jury of the need to rule on the matter.

Albritton, who claimed that a post on the blog caused him mental anguish, shame and embarrassment and harmed his business reputation, reached a confidential settlement with Cisco and its former director of intellectual property, Rick Frenkel, on Monday evening.

After four days of testimony, the jury in the U.S. District Court for...
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