Backflip Strikes Deal In Advertising Patent Suit

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 4:52 PM EST) -- IPhone game maker Backflip Studios Inc. has become the third defendant to settle in an infringement suit brought by Fowler Woods LLC over a patent for displaying electronic advertisements while audio is playing.

In a motion to dismiss filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Wednesday, Fowler Woods said it had “amicably” settled its claims against Backflip, about a month after the suit was filed.

Representatives for the companies did not immediately respond to a request for comment on details...
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