Handheld E-Mail Technology Triggers Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Finnish unit of Seven Networks Inc., a mobile e-mail technology firm, has expanded its patent infringement battle with rival Visto Corp. in a new federal lawsuit alleging fraud at the patent office.

The complaint, filed Feb. 6 in the Northern District of California, seeks a declaratory judgment that Helsinki-based Seven Networks International OY doesn’t infringe two patents Visto asserted against its parent company.

According to Seven, Visto was likely to file an infringement suit against it after a federal judge never ruled on Visto’s request...
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