Best Buy, Pro Softnet Cut From Data Backup IP Suit

Law360, New York (October 14, 2009, 4:03 PM EDT) -- Pro Softnet Corp. has settled a patent infringement suit brought by Network Backup Corp. over technology for backing up computer data over the Internet, on the heels of the plaintiff's decision to dismiss Best Buy Co. Inc. from the suit.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Wednesday ordered Pro Softnet dismissed from the suit, a day after Network Backup told the court it was dropping Best Buy from the litigation.

According to the order, Network Backup...
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