Whetsone, Durst Resolve Printer Patent Spat

Law360, New York (December 23, 2009, 5:47 PM EST) -- Durst Image Technology U.S. LLC has settled a lawsuit brought by Whetstone Electronics LLC, making Durst the latest to exit a case that accused 30 printer makers of infringing two patents related to computer-printer communication.

Whetstone and Durst on Monday filed a joint motion asking the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to dismiss Whetstone's infringement claims with prejudice. The two have signed a settlement agreement, according to an earlier motion for an extension of deadlines.

The two companies also agreed that Durst's...
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