Sharp Licenses Straight Path Patents To Settle ITC Case

Law360, New York (February 5, 2014, 2:18 PM EST) -- Sharp Corp. has agreed to license a trio of network communication patents that it had been accused of infringing in a case filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission, settling claims lodged by Straight Path IP Group Inc., the ITC said Tuesday.

The Office of Unfair Import Investigations backed a joint motion by the parties filed late last month that would permit Japanese electronics giant to exit an ITC probe that could've led to a U.S. ban on some of its imported devices.

The office staff...
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