patents

 

Vonage Fraught With Troubles Amid Patent Case Loss

Vonage Holdings Corp.s stock hit its lowest point ever this week and CEO Michael Snyder resigned as the company dealt with the fallout from losing a VoIP patent dispute to Verizon Communications Inc. At press time, Vonage was likely to pay millions more in bond money than originally expected and it faced the prospect of […]

Jury Says Vonage Infringed on Verizon Patents

A jury found Thursday that Vonage Holdings Corp. infringed on Verizon Communications Inc. patents and ordered the VoIP company to pay $58 million, plus 5.5 percent royalty fees on all of its future revenue.  Verizon had sought $197 million. Verizon sued Vonage last year for infringing on five patents that it said Vonage uses to make its network […]

Jury Ponders Whether Vonage Infringed on Verizon Patents

Jurors on Wednesday started deliberating whether Verizon Communications Inc.s claim that Vonage Holdings Corp. infringed on its patents has merit. Lawyers for both companies wrapped up closing arguments in federal court in Virginia. Reuters reported that jurors asked the judge for permission to work into the night, since they hoped to reach a verdict soon. […]

Visto Sues RIM, Seeks BlackBerry Service Shutdown

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is headed for another court battle. Visto Corp., a developer of products and systems for mobile e-mail systems for carriers, on Friday filed a lawsuit against RIM in federal court, claiming intellectual property infringement. Vistos lawyers filed the charges fresh off a win against competitor Seven Networks Inc., which […]

BlackBerry Shutdown Decision Put on Hold

U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer said he will rule later as to whether BlackBerry mobile e-mail service should be shut down in the United States, after a much-anticipated hearing this morning. Spencer chastised both sides for failing to settle their dispute in the patent-infringement case. NTP Inc. claims BlackBerry creator Research In Motion Ltd. […]

Arbinet Files Suit Against World-Link

Minutes trader Arbinet-thexchange Inc. said today it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against World-Link Telecom Inc. in the U. S. District Court in the Eastern District of New York. Arbinet claims World-Link has infringed on three of its U.S. patents regarding the trading of telecommunications capacity. Arbinet has asked the court to stop World-Link […]

Round Table

… ON SPRINT NEXTEL CORP.S OCT. 5 LAWSUIT AGAINST VONAGE HOLDINGS CORP., VOICEGLO HOLDINGS INC. AND THEGLOBE.COM INC. ASSERTING THESE COMPANIES HAVE WILLFULLY INFRINGED SEVEN PATENTS RELATING TO VOICE-OVER-PACKET TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPED BY SPRINT NEXTEL. THE CARRIER SEEKS AN INJUNCTION AND UNSPECIFIED MONETARY DAMAGES. Voiceglos technology is unique, proprietary and patent-pending.Though we are still reviewing the […]

Clash Over VoIP Patent Claims

Acceris Communications Inc. and ITXC Corp. are suing each other over intellectual property related to Internet telephony. First, Acceris claimed ITXC’s services and systems infringe on its U.S. patent “Method and Apparatus for Implementing a Computer Network/Internet Telephone System.” ITXC then filed a lawsuit against Acceris, alleging infringement of five of ITXC’s patents related to […]

industry news

Posted: 12/2003 industry news Comstar Patents Wireless Credit Card Processing Device Comstar Interactive Corp. has patented the device component of its CHARGE ANYwhere wireless credit card processing technology. The technology allows data transfers between a pager and an attached magnetic strip card reader. CHARGE ANYwhere customers connect wirelessly with credit-card processing companies to complete, in […]

INDUSTRY NEWS

Posted: 03/2002 INDUSTRY NEWS Telemac Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit A Federal District Court in Oakland ruled USIntellicom’s prepaid wireless system infringes Telemac Corp.’s 5,577,100 patent for a network-independent prepaid billing system. The court ordered Pre-Cell Solutions Inc. (dba Dual Point Communications) and its wholly owned subsidiaries, USIntellicom (USI) and Pre-Paid Solutions dba EZ Prepaid, to […]

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