Amazon Cuts Deal In ContentGuard's Digital Rights IP Suit

By Erin Coe (July 24, 2015, 10:26 PM EDT) -- Amazon.com Inc. has reached a settlement in ContentGuard Holdings Inc.'s case alleging the online retailer, Apple Inc., and other companies infringed digital rights management patents, according to filings in a Texas federal court Friday, weeks after the Patent Trial and Appeal Board mostly denied bids for America Invents Act reviews of three of its patents.

Amazon and ContentGuard filed a notice of settlement with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, noting that all matters in controversy between the parties have been resolved, in principle, and asking the court to stay all unreached deadlines for the next four...

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