Philips Flees Walker's Blu-Ray Infringement Claims In ITC

Law360, New York (April 18, 2012, 3:03 PM EDT) -- Philips Electronics North America Corp. on Tuesday exited Walker Digital LLC's suit before the U.S. International Trade Commission accusing the company of selling Blu-ray disc players that infringed its media interfacing patent.

Philips and Walker filed a joint motion for dismissal with the ITC saying that the two had reached a settlement agreement and asking the trade regulator to terminate the respondent from a case that still leaves Sony Corp., Panasonic Corp. and other electronics manufacturers on the hook.

“The parties respectfully submit that the attached...
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