Sharp, Rovi Make Peace In Patent Suit, ITC Action

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 1:11 PM EDT) -- Entertainment data provider Rovi Corp. has reached a settlement with Sharp Corp. over allegations that some of Sharp's products infringe three of Rovi’s programming guide technology patents, according to Tuesday filings in Virginia federal court and the U.S. International Trade Commission.

A Virginia federal judge and an ITC administrative law judge both signed off on requests to end the actions Tuesday in the wake of the settlement agreement. Details of the settlement were not disclosed, and representatives for the firms could not immediately be reached for...
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