Myspace, Walker Digital End Feud Over Privacy Patents

Law360, New York (January 20, 2012, 9:42 PM EST) -- Walker Digital LLC, a company led by Priceline.com Inc. founder Jay Walker, dropped a suit alleging Myspace Inc. infringed privacy-related patents in an agreement approved by a Delaware federal judge Friday.

All claims and counterclaims between the companies were dismissed without prejudice, according to a stipulation of dismissal entered by both parties Wednesday.

Walker Digital sued Myspace among other Internet companies in April, alleging the companies' social networking sites have privacy features that infringe two patents that list Walker as an inventor. Claims against Facebook Inc. and Tagged Inc. were dismissed in July.

Patent claims remain before U.S. District Judge Leonard...

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