EMS Drops Rockwell From Energy Management IP Suit

Law360, New York (May 14, 2010, 4:02 PM EDT) -- EMS Technologies LLC has dropped its claims against Rockwell Automation Inc., one of several companies accused of infringing a patent that covers Internet-based systems that let users make plans to reduce their energy consumption.

Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Friday approved EMS' motion to dismiss Rockwell from the case.

The motion for dismissal did not indicate whether a settlement had been reached, and attorneys for the parties did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Each...
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