Nissan Off Hook In Affinity Car Audio Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (October 6, 2009, 6:13 PM EDT) -- Nissan North American Inc. has reached an agreement to settle Affinity Labs of Texas LLC's patent infringement allegations over a system for connecting audio players to car sound systems, the latest in a number of deals Affinity has struck with automobile and electronics makers this year in its vigorous defense of its patent portfolio.

Affinity and Nissan asked for an order dismissing all claims against Nissan in the case in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Thursday. No settlement details were...
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