Epson Exits Portable Multimedia Patent Spat

Law360, New York (July 8, 2010, 5:42 PM EDT) -- Japanese technology company Seiko Epson Corp. and a U.S. subsidiary have exited a suit that accuses a wide array of companies of infringing two patents for portable digital multimedia technology.

Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Tuesday dismissed with prejudice all claims brought by patent-holding company SMDK Corp. against Epson and Epson America Inc.

The terms of the dismissal were confidential, other than that each party will bear its own costs and attorneys' fees. Neither a...
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