San Mateo, July 23, 2018 – BrightEdge Technologies Inc, Searchmetrics GmbH, and Searchmetrics Inc dismissed all legal claims between them as a result of a settlement which became effective on July 9th, 2018.
The settlement, terms of which were not disclosed, resolves legal claims brought between BrightEdge and Searchmetrics concerning the misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, trade libel and patent infringement, cases that were before the Superior Court of California (Case No. 113-cv-256794) and the U.S. Northern District Court of California (Case No. 4:14-cv-01009-HSG).
Both BrightEdge and Searchmetrics are pleased to reach the settlement and look forward to continuing to innovate and serve customers’ needs in search, content, and marketing performance.