American Airlines Seeks Exit From Product Package IP Suit

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 3:42 PM EST) -- American Airlines Inc. urged a Delaware federal judge Monday to toss patent infringement claims brought by Walker Digital LLC before AMR Corp.'s restructuring, arguing that the tech company missed the bankruptcy court’s deadline for filing claims. 

American Airlines argues that Walker Digital cannot pursue claims against it for selling airline tickets and hotel packages together on its website because Walker Digital did not file a proof of claim against the airline in its bankruptcy case before the July 2012 deadline.

Walker Digital, whose Chairman Jay Walker...
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