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Apple Settles DVR Suit With Burst For $10M

Law360 (November 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Choosing to pay for Burst.com Inc.'s patents rather than continue litigation, Apple Inc. decided on Wednesday to settle an almost two-year-old lawsuit over DVR technology for a one-time payment of $10 million cash.

Under the settlement, Apple will have a non-exclusive license to almost all of Burst's patent portfolio, excluding one issued U.S. patent and three pending U.S. patent applications related to new DVR technology.

Burst has also agreed not to sue Apple for any future infringement of the DVR patent and any other patents that...
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