Case Filed: Oct 12, 2012
Case Closed: Apr 24, 2013
Court: Texas Eastern District Court
Judge: Rodney Gilstrap
Other Defendants: Ribbit Corporation, BT Americas and BT Conferencing
Case Summary: Patent infringement case was filed against BT for infringing US patent number 6192123 entitled Method and apparatus for initiating telephone calls using a data network, issued on Feb 20, 2001 and expiring[i] by Apr 14, 2017. The patent is currently assigned[ii] to Telinit Technologies (source: MaxVal’s Assignment Database).
The complaint stated that defendants’ telephony services including BT OneVoice, Ribbit Mobile and Ribbit for Salesforce infringe the ‘123 patent
The case has now reached an end where Telinit and BT have agreed for a dismissal. Upon their request, Judge ordered the case to be dismissed and all the claims asserted by Telinit against BT were dismissed with prejudice.
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