J2 Sues EasyLink, Captaris Over Internet Fax Patents

Law360, New York (June 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- J2 Global Communications Inc. is aggressively protecting its patents covering Internet fax software and technology, firing off infringement suits Thursday against Captaris Inc. and EasyLink Services International Corp.

J2 filed its complaints against the Internet fax and communications rivals in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, accusing them of infringing two patents related to message transmission via phone, pager or fax machines.

Thursday's filings come on the heels of a suit launched last month against Protus IP Solutions Inc.

The patents-in-suit are...
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