Microsoft Settles Map-Service Claims In Ongoing Patent Suit

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 7:29 PM EDT) -- GeoTag Inc. has agreed to drop claims that Microsoft Corp.'s Bing Maps service and other map-related products infringe the nonpracticing entity's store-locator patent, according to a stipulation approved Tuesday that said the parties would continue litigating other claims.

The two companies agreed that Microsoft's services allowing commercial customers to create customized maps on their websites that display their store locations don't breach GeoTag's U.S. Patent Number 5,930,474. The companies also agreed, however, to keep litigating over whether advertisements displayed on Bing infringed the patent. Financial aspects...
To view the full article, register now.