Vonage Fate Highlights Need For Strong IP Portfolio

Law360, New York (May 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- While most companies would think twice before launching a patent infringement action against the likes of IBM, with its massive intellectual property portfolio, when it came time for Verizon Communications to weigh the pros and cons of suing Vonage Holdings Corp., the decision was a no-brainer.

Intellectual property lawyer Nolan Goldberg of Proskauer Rose LLP said the small Internet broadband telephone provider, which recently warned that its ongoing patent battle with Verizon could force it into bankruptcy, was an easy target due to its small patent...
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