Hewlett-Packard To Pay $141M To Settle Intergraph Patent Suit

Law360, New York (January 23, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Computer maker Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay $141 million to settle patent disputes with software maker Intergraph, capping a series of patent lawsuits over the “Clipper” chip that have netted Intergraph $860 million.

The companies said in separate statements that they would immediately dismiss, withdraw or terminate all pending lawsuits while reserving the right to reinstate them. Hewlett-Packard had been in litigation with Intergraph in both a U.S. federal court and in the European Union.

They also struck an agreement under which Hewlett-Packard is granted license...
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