Sprint Settles Suit Over Online Sales Patent

Law360, New York (September 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. has become the latest defendant to settle a patent lawsuit brought by patent-holding company Clear With Computers LLC over online sales methods.

About half of the more than 30 defendants named in the suit have been dropped from the case since it was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in May.

Sprint and Clear with Computers filed a joint motion to dismiss the case with prejudice on Thursday due to a patent license and settlement agreement reached...
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