Verizon California Settles Lawsuit Over Computer Telephony Patents

Law360, New York (July 19, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A California subsidiary of telecom operator Verizon has settled a patent lawsuit brought by Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing LP (RAK) over computer telephony technology.

As part of that settlement, Verizon California paid an undisclosed sum for a nonexclusive license under a comprehensive portfolio of patents that RAK owns relating to interactive voice applications.

In March 2003, RAK sued Verizon California the Central District of California, claiming that the operator infringed four of the company’s patents for computer telephony.

RAK’s patent portfolio, which includes 52 United...
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