Freedom Wireless Close To Ending Phone Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has entered a consent judgment against mobile Internet service provider Comverse Inc. and dismissed infringement claims against carrier Alltel Corp., bringing to a near-close Freedom Wireless Inc.'s prepaid wireless technology patent suit against the companies.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas entered the consent judgment on Wednesday.

A settlement with the remaining defendant, Cricket Communications Inc., is also in the works but still has a few “loose ends” to tie up, according to a...
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