Patent Deal Hands $19M In ComScore Stock To Nielsen

Law360, New York (December 21, 2011, 7:23 PM EST) -- Nielsen Holdings NV has acquired $19 million of stock in online data research company comScore Inc. and will enter into a cross-licensing agreement with comScore in a deal to settle two patent suits in Virginia federal court, the companies said Wednesday.

The deal resolves two patent suits filed in March, one by comScore against The Nielsen Co. (US) LLC, and the other filed by The Nielsen Co. against comScore. The companies have agreed not to bring any patent actions against one another for the next three...
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