“Apple Inc. settled a patent suit with online movie distributor Intertainer Inc. of Santa Monica,” the Los Angeles Times reports.
“Apple and Intertainer asked a federal judge in Marshall, Texas, to throw out the dispute over Intertainer’s patented video-distribution technology. Terms of the accord weren’t disclosed,” The L.A. Times reports. “‘They came to us with an offer and we thought it was acceptable,’ Intertainer Chief Executive Jonathan Taplin said. ‘I am very happy.'”
The L.A. Times reports, “As part of the settlement, Apple got a nonexclusive license to use the technology, said Taplin, who’s also a professor at USC. Microsoft Corp. and Comcast Corp. had previously agreed to license the technology, he said.”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Joe” for the heads up.]
One year later, one less patent troll with which to bother.