Motorola and VTech Resolve Patent Litigation

Jan 15, 2010, 15:19 ET from Motorola, Inc.

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), VTech Communications, Inc. and VTech Telecommunications, Ltd. today announced that they have entered into a Settlement and License Agreement that will end their pending patent litigation in the Eastern District of Texas.

"We are pleased to have reached an amicable resolution with VTech," said Kirk Dailey, vice president of intellectual property, Motorola. Although the terms of the settlement are confidential, VTech's license and consideration is consistent with our intellectual property licensing program, which is licensed extensively throughout the telecommunications industry. Our strong research and development and industry-leading intellectual property portfolio are critical to our business, and we will aggressively protect that value on behalf of our customers, employees, partners and shareholders."  

The lawsuit related to six Motorola patents asserted against VTech.

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