Saxon, Acer Settle Feud Over Computer System Patents

Law360, New York (February 16, 2010, 6:22 PM EST) -- Saxon Innovations LLC has agreed to drop Acer Inc. and its subsidiary, Gateway Inc., from a suit accusing several technology companies of infringing seven patents related to common personal computer tasks.

In a joint motion to dismiss filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Saxon and Acer agreed to drop their claims and counterclaims with prejudice.

The parties kept further details under wraps, but an attorney for Acer, Jonathan D. Baker of Dechert LLP, confirmed that the parties had reached...
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