BackWeb Drops Symantec From Software Patent Suit

Law360, New York (March 26, 2010, 2:13 PM EDT) -- BackWeb Technologies Ltd. has dropped Symantec Corp. from its suit accusing Microsoft Corp. and several other technology companies of infringing four software patents.

Judge Claudia Wilken of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California signed off Thursday on Symantec and BackWeb’s stipulated motion of dismissal.

Each side will cover its on costs, and the claims were dismissed with prejudice, according to the order.

Attorneys for BackWeb and Symantec could not immediately be reached for comment Friday.

BackWeb filed suit in March 2009, originally...
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