Adobe Settles Network Patent Dispute With Droplets

Law360, New York (October 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Adobe Systems Inc. has settled a patent dispute with Droplets Inc., which accused the software giant of violating trade secret protections and infringing a computer networking patent.

Under the settlement, submitted Friday to Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Droplets, Adobe and co-defendant Polaris Venture Partners will bear their own costs associated with the lawsuit. Additional details of the settlement were not available.

Representatives for Droplets and Adobe were not immediately available for comment on the settlement....
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