I- B- N Monday, 07/14/08 09:22:36 AM Re: None Post # of 29 3Com to receieve $70 million payment from Realtek as part of patent settlement Date : 07/14/2008 @ 9:09AM Source : TFN Stock : 3 Com Corp (COMS) Quote : 2.01 0.0 (0.00%) @ 9:03AM 3Com to receieve $70 million payment from Realtek as part of patent settlement BOSTON (Thomson Financial) - 3Com Corp. said Monday that Realtek Group will pay it $70 million as part of a settlement regarding the long-standing patent dispute between the two companies. On April 9, a jury awarded 3Com $45.3 million for past patent infringement by Realtek Semiconductor Corp. 3Com filed post-trial motions seeking enhanced damages and a permanent injunction. Upon satisfaction of Realtek's obligations under the agreement, the patent case will be dismissed. Shares of 3Com, a Marlborough, Mass.-based networking products provider, closed Friday at $2.01. Greg Saulnier gs/tk1 COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Financial News Limited 2007. All rights reserved. The copying, republication or redistribution of Thomson Financial News Content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Thomson Financial News. What we see depends mainly on what we look for.