Biax, Sun Settle Dispute Over Server Patents

Law360 (October 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Patent licenser Biax Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. on Thursday told a Texas court they have settled Biax’s patent infringement suit over computer server technology.

Details of the settlement were not immediately available.

According to a magistrate judge's order from March in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, a mediation deadline in the case expired Oct. 10 and jury selection was due to start Nov. 3.

On Oct. 22 District Judge T. John Ward denied Sun's motion for summary judgment. Sun had...
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