Claims Pared In Convolve IP Suit Over Disk Drives

Law360, New York (March 12, 2010, 4:29 PM EST) -- A federal judge has trimmed Convolve Inc.'s long-running patent infringement and trade secrets suit against Compaq Computer Corp. and Seagate Technology LLC over disk drive technology, tossing certain claims and counterclaims related to one of the asserted patents.

Judge George B. Daniels of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday granted the defendants' summary judgment request over Convolve's infringement claim for U.S. Patent Number 5,638,267, while approving Convolve's summary judgment motion on the defendants' affirmative defenses and a Seagate counterclaim...
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