Venali Prevails In Fax Patent Appeal V. J2 Unit

Law360, New York (January 25, 2010, 6:38 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a judgment that Venali Inc.’s fax systems technology does not infringe that of rival Catch Curve Inc.

The Federal Circuit handed down its opinion Friday, agreeing with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California that Venali’s faxing machines differed from the fax system outlined in the five patents asserted by Catch Curve.

The judges said Venali’s Internet fax system “operates in a fundamentally different manner” from Catch Curve.

Catch Curve lodged the...
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