Slew Of Carriers Dismissed From DTL Patent Suit

Law360, New York (January 7, 2010, 4:46 PM EST) -- A district court has dismissed claims against 14 cellular service providers named as third-party defendants in a patent dispute between Digital Technology Licensing LLC and Kyocera Wireless Corp. over the design for a cell phone component.

Judge George B. Daniels of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York cut the 14 smaller companies loose from the suit on Wednesday, citing a lack of personal jurisdiction, while denying a similar request from four additional third-party defendants who sought to dismiss the case against...
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