Netflix, Quito Call Truce In Web Media Patent Feud

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 12:06 PM EST) -- Netflix Inc. has become the latest defendant to settle patent holder Quito Enterprises LLC's suit accusing a slew of online media providers of infringing a patent for a program that selects media files for users.

Quito and Netflix jointly moved to dismiss the plaintiff's claims with prejudice and the defendant's counterclaims without prejudice Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, saying that they had "amicably settled" the dispute.

“We're happy to have it resolved for our client,” said Netflix's attorney, Lynn...
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