DataTern Patent Deals Leave Discover Standing Alone

Law360, New York (December 18, 2009, 2:54 PM EST) -- A flurry of settlements in DataTern Inc.'s database patent case in Texas against a slew of travel and financial companies has left only credit card giant Discover Financial Services Inc. standing.

Car rental companies Hertz Corp. and Avis Budget Group Inc. entered into settlement agreements Thursday with DataTern in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, making them the latest defendants to settle out with the Amphion Innovations US Inc. subsidiary.

Thursday's motions seek an order dismissing all claims in the action with...
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