HSN Exits DataTern Database Patent Suit

Law360, New York (June 11, 2010, 1:10 PM EDT) -- Television retailer HSN Inc. has become the latest defendant to resolve a patent infringement suit brought by DataTern Inc. against a wide range of companies over database technology used on websites.

The dismissal motion, lodged Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, provided no details about a potential settlement in the suit, though each side agreed to bear its own costs.

Attorneys for DataTern and for HSN did not immediately respond to requests for comment Friday.

The filing is the latest...
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