Lodsys, which has pursued high-profile patent infringement cases against many in the tech industry, has withdrawn its lawsuit against Kaspersky Lab after the security software maker refused to settle.
The May 2012 lawsuit, which was dismissed with prejudice on Monday, accused Kaspersky Lab and 54 other companies of infringing on patents related to collecting customer perception, free-to-paid application upgrades, and in-app purchases. Of that group, all eventually settled with Lodsys, except Kaspersky, the researcher noted in a statement Wednesday.
Kaspersky said it paid no money to Lodsys nor agreed to any settlement terms with the patent assertion entity. PAEs, which … Read more