Time Warner Loses Bid To See Yahoo Deal In Patent Fight

Law360, New York (September 8, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday refused Time Warner Inc.'s bid to force Bascom Global Internet Service Inc. to disclose a settlement reached with Yahoo Inc. in the patent fight over parental control technology, nixing claims the settlement is needed to calculate a reasonable royalty.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Arlene Rosario Lindsay said Thursday the settlement Bascom reached with Yahoo, which included a royalty agreement, is irrelevant, rejecting Time Warner's arguments that a recent Federal Circuit decision in ResQNet.com v. Lansa Inc. should give the court...
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