Aloft Drops Some Cos. From Weather Patent Case

Law360, New York (July 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A patent-holding company that sued 11 companies over a patent for weather-monitoring systems has voluntarily dismissed the suits against more than half the defendants.

On Wednesday, Judge David Folsom, of U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, granted motions by Aloft Media LLC to dismiss the cases against Honeywell Inc., LaCrosse Technology Ltd. and Hideki Electronics Inc. with prejudice.

The motions to dismiss state that the companies have not been served with a summons, and have not filed an answer or a motion for...
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