Monday, August 01, 2011

NTP Wins Appeal To Reconsider Seven Invalidated Email Patents

NTP Email Patents Patent troll
NTP, a patent investment company, has won an appeals court ruling over the validity of it's patents.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington ordered the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to reconsider findings that invalidated elements of seven NTP patents,
Court did uphold the rejection of an eighth. The seven patents under reconsideration will remain valid and enforceable during the review.

NTP uses these patents to sue Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc. (GOOG), Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), Verizon Wireless, AT&T Inc. (T), Yahoo! Inc. and T-Mobile USA Inc and other companies in infringement lawsuits.

Patent troll are alive and will kill the innovation.

Via Bloomberg


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