Monster Cable, Systemax Settle Patent Flap

Law360, New York (July 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Audio and video cable manufacturers Monster Cable Products Inc. and Systemax Inc. have put down their swords and agreed to settle a suit that Monster filed over its patented packaging designs.

The settlement, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, dismisses Monster’s claims against Systemax and a subsidiary, Ultra Products Inc., as well as the affirmative defenses and counterclaims arising from the infringement action.

In dismissing the litigation with prejudice, the settlement stipulates that each party will bear its own...
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