On November 30th, Beneficial and three defendants - Digg Inc., CBS Interactive Inc, and Jabez Networks Inc. indicated that a settlement had been reached and filed motions requesting dismissal. The motions, which were granted by Judge Ward, dismissed all claims, affirmative defenses, and counterclaims between the three defendants and Beneficial with prejudice. While the terms of the settlements are confidential, the court’s order indicated that each party would bear their own legal fees and costs.
The ongoing litigation is Beneficial Innovations, Inc. v. Blockdot, Inc. et al., Case No. 2:2007cv00263 (E.D. Tex. 2007). We will continue to follow the litigation.