Samsung, Agere Resolve Patent Licensing Dispute

Law360, New York (July 9, 2010, 1:47 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. has settled a suit brought by AT&T Co. spinoff Agere Systems Inc., which claimed the South Korean electronics giant reneged on a 1990 patent licensing agreement.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas dismissed the case Wednesday, citing a new patent licensing agreement between the parties.

The terms of the deal were not disclosed, and attorneys for the companies did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Agere's suit, filed in May 2006, stemmed from...
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