CSR To License Wi-LAN Bluetooth Patents

Law360, New York (February 18, 2011, 4:52 PM EST) -- Chip maker CSR PLC has agreed to license Wi-LAN Inc.'s patent portfolio in order to settle infringement claims over Bluetooth technology, marking the latest in a rash of licensing agreements for the plaintiff.

As part of the parties' memorandum of understanding, all litigation between them in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas will be dismissed, Wi-LAN announced Friday.

Specific financial terms of the agreement remained confidential, and Wi-LAN said it expected a final definitive agreement to be signed within the next few...
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