Broadcom Settles With BT Over Wireless Data Patent

Law360, New York (May 21, 2010, 1:07 PM EDT) -- Broadcom Corp. has struck a deal in British Telecommunications PLC's suit alleging infringement of a patent covering a method of compressing data for transmission over wireless networks.

Judge Freda L. Wolfson of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed the suit Thursday, after preparations for discovery gave way earlier in May to fruitful settlement talks.

The terms of the settlement remain confidential, though each side agreed to pay its own litigation expenses. Representatives for the parties could not immediately be reached for...
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