Dell, Alienware Settle In Laptop Hand Pad Patent Row

Law360, New York (June 18, 2010, 5:10 PM EDT) -- Computer giants Dell Inc. and Alienware Inc. have settled in a patent infringement suit brought by Gellyfish Technology of Texas LLC against several technology companies over conformable laptop computer hand pads.

Gellyfish filed a joint motion to dismiss Alienware and Dell on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

The motion said the parties had agreed to settle the dispute, though an attorney for Alienware and Dell declined to comment on the settlement.

Marshall, Texas-based Gellyfish filed suit in January against...
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