AMD Latest To Settle MPEG-2 Patent Suit

Law360, New York (December 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has settled a patent lawsuit brought by several companies, including Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Mitsubishi Electric Corp., over MPEG-2 technology.

MPEG LA LLC, the company that licenses numerous MPEG-2 patents for the plaintiffs, said in a statement Thursday that AMD and its subsidiary ATI had entered into a licensing agreement. As a result, the parties will ask the court to dismiss the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the statement said.

The suit was...
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