Novell Strikes Deal In IPAT Data Security Patent Suit

Law360, New York (May 27, 2010, 4:16 PM EDT) -- Infrastructure software company Novell Inc. has become the latest defendant to settle Information Protection and Authentication of Texas LLC's suit accusing nearly two dozen companies of infringing two patents related to computer security software.

The two companies filed a joint motion to dismiss the case with prejudice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Wednesday.

Each side agreed to pay its own attorneys' fees, though other details of the deal were not released and representatives for the parties did not immediately...
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