Honda, Signal Patent Suit Tossed After Settlement Reached

By Kali Hays (March 23, 2016, 8:19 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday dismissed an infringement suit against Honda by automotive patent holder Signal IP Inc. after the companies said they had resolved their differences and reached a settlement putting an end to the litigation.

Granting a joint motion for dismissal by American Honda Motor Co. and Signal filed the same day, U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt said in a brief order that claims and counterclaims in the suit could go by the wayside because the companies had come to an undisclosed settlement.

All of the claims have been dismissed with prejudice, and Honda and Signal, a...

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