Expedia, Match.Com Settle Over Online Info Patent

Law360, New York (June 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Texas court has approved the settlements Expedia Inc. and IAC/InteractiveCorp struck last week with a patent-holding company that accused them of infringing a patent related to displaying information on Web sites.

U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis signed off on two orders Friday approving the deals with plaintiff Presentation Specialist Technologies LLC (formerly Constellation IP LLC). One settlement included IAC and Match.com. The other included Expedia and Expedia subsidiaries such as Hotels.com and Hotwire Inc.

Expedia and IAC joined a several other companies that opted to...
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