WWE, Landmark Lay Down Swords In Data Patent Fight

Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 1:55 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Thursday signed off on an agreement to toss patent-holding company Landmark Technologies LLC's suit claiming World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.'s online store infringes two patents for data processing and computer search systems.

U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider issued a final judgment dismissing the suit following a round of court-ordered mediation between the parties. There was no mention of a settlement.

Tyler, Texas-based Landmark launched the suit against the pro-wrestling outfit in May, along with a barrage of similar actions against Tempur-Pedic...
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