IBM Strikes Deal In Database Compression Patent Suit

Law360, New York (May 20, 2010, 3:18 PM EDT) -- IBM Corp. and patent-holding company Database Structures Inc. have reached a settlement in an infringement suit over a patent that covers an encoding method for database compression.

The parties filed a joint motion for dismissal with prejudice Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, saying that they had agreed to dismiss all claims and counterclaims in the suit, and that each side would bear its own costs.

The motion did not provide any details of the settlement, and attorneys for IBM...
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