Data Co., Hertz Seek Dismissal Of Patent Claims

Law360, New York (May 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A data storage company and Hertz Corp. have sought to drop claims against each other in an infringement dispute that also involves Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over a patent that covers methods for accessing information from a data storage system.

SpeedTrack Inc., which targeted Hertz, Wal-Mart, Toyota Motor Sales USA and Magellan Navigation Inc. in the suit, asked the court to dismiss its claims against Hertz, and Hertz requested the court dismiss its counterclaims against SpeedTrack on Tuesday.

The two parties asked the U.S. District Court for...
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