Samsung, Others Sued Over Visual Voice Mail IP

Law360, New York (May 10, 2011, 5:37 PM EDT) -- Patent-holding company Klausner Technologies Inc. sued Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Toshiba Corp. and others in Texas on Tuesday over two visual voice mail patents.

Klausner alleges that the defendants are infringing U.S. Patent Numbers 5,572,576 and 5,283,818 through their products without a license from Klausner. The patents cover a telephone answering device that organizes voice messages and other caller information, and then displays the identity of the caller for each message.

The suit is just one of many Klausner has brought against communications...
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