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Nuance, 3M Unit Settle Lawsuit Over Speech-Recognition Patents

Oct. 22, 2021, 2:41 PM

Nuance, the speech-recognition pioneer that Microsoft in April said it would buy for $19.6 billion, settled a lawsuit with 3M’s MModal unit over two patents related to speech-recognition technology.

  • No details provided in joint stipulation of dismissal and proposed order, filed Thursday but not yet approved in federal court in Wilmington, Delaware
  • A jury trial slated for Oct. 4 was canceled on eve of trial
  • Nuance filed suit in October 2017
  • CASE: Nuance Communications Inc. v. 3M Health Information Systems Inc., 17-cv-1484, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware (Wilmington)

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