Microsoft Settles Hopewell Double-Click Patent Suit

Law360, Houston (September 26, 2013, 8:41 PM EDT) -- Hopewell Culture & Design LLC told a Texas federal court Thursday that it had reached a settlement with Microsoft Corp., which became the latest of a string of defendants to resolve patent infringement litigation over double-clicking technology used in smartphones and tablets.

Hopewell, a Plano, Texas-based patent-holding company, filed a motion with the court asking that the case be dismissed with prejudice, saying it reached a patent licensing and settlement agreement with Microsoft on Monday.

Representatives for Microsoft were not immediately available to comment on the...
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