Belkin & Sling Media Settle Patent Infringement Suit

Dave Zatz —  May 22, 2013 — Leave a comment

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While the Slingbox may be the most well known placeshifting technologies, there have been others… And Sling Media rival Monsoon, makers of HAVA and Vulkano devices, licensed their tech to Belkin under the @TV brand in 2012. Presumably due to Belkin’s broad retail footprint, Sling took issue and launched a patent infringement suit in January. Monsoon has yet to respond, but Belkin and Sling have just worked out a deal (subject to ITC approval) according to Law360:

Sling Media asked the trade body to dismiss Belkin from its investigation into whether rival companies were infringing six patents for the proprietary technology. The two companies said they’d reached a settlement

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