SunTrust Settles In DataTern Data Security Patent Suit

Law360, New York (July 6, 2010, 4:05 PM EDT) -- SunTrust Bank has reached a settlement in DataTern Inc.'s infringement suit against more than a dozen companies over a patent related to database access systems.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas signed off Thursday on an order to dismiss SunTrust with prejudice, making it the second DataTern suit the bank has settled in recent months.

The order indicated that DataTern and SunTrust had signed a settlement agreement on June 15, although details were not disclosed.

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