Toshiba Exits Spat Over Volume Control Patent

Law360, New York (August 20, 2010, 12:10 PM EDT) -- Toshiba America Consumer Products LLC has become the latest defendant to reach a settlement in International Control Systems LLC's suit accusing nearly a dozen TV manufacturers of infringing a patent for a volume control mechanism.

Magistrate Judge Charles Everingham IV of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Tuesday granted the parties' joint request to drop all claims and counterclaims against each other in light of a settlement agreement.

Each side will bear its own costs and attorneys' fees, and the court...
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