DirecTV Deal Puts Video Compression IP Row To Rest

Law360, New York (January 5, 2012, 6:26 PM EST) -- DirecTV Inc. on Tuesday settled patent infringement claims brought by Multimedia Patent Trust, ending a case in California federal court accusing the satellite television provider and others of infringing five video compression patents.

U.S. District Judge Marilyn L. Huff signed off on an order dismissing the case with prejudice, saying DirecTV and Multimedia Patent had advised the court that they had come to a “mutually satisfactory resolution of all issues between them.”

Tuesday’s motion dismissing DirecTV closed the case, as all of DirecTV's co-defendants have been...
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