NTP Brings Suit Against All Four National Carriers
Sep 11, 2007, 1:39 PM by (staff)
NTP has brought suit against the four nationwide US carriers for patent infringement. The suits allege that email services offered by the carriers violate NTP's mobile email patents. After a long trial, RIM settled with NTP earlier this year, paying over $600 million to license NTP's patents. Though their Blackberry offerings are covered by this agreement, each carrier offers its own push email services as well, such as T-Mobile's My Email. NTP is seeking damages and injunctions against the carriers for offering these services.
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ATT & VZW Lawyers?
Mixed feelings about patent lawsuits (Then more direct at NTP and their suit)
NTP is a patent holder and obviously, they won the Rimm lawsuit because the latter settled with the former and I think we will see the same situation happen in NTP’s lawsuit against the cellular companies. I think there should be patent reform because I think it is just horrible for injunction threa...
The problem with NTP and a number of other companies like NTP is that they patent concepts, usually very broad and undefined which are open to interpretation.
Out of curiousity...
...does NTP actually do anything? Or do they just go around suing other companies?
Nope, nor to they even invent or produce anything, they are simply a holding company that makes money exploiting the U...
This kind of thing makes me sick...
i think its funny how
What do they even do?
The 4 carrieres need to get Google, Apple...
Moral of the story: Don't offer email. Ever. At least not without giving NTP some money first.
You gotta be kidding me