Net2Phone Wins Appeal In Multi-Tech's Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 5, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s decision to dismiss Multi-Tech’s patent infringement lawsuit against internet telephony provider Net2Phone.

The appellate judgment follows an earlier order of the District Court dated August 16, 2002, which construed the claims in the Multi-Tech patents in such a manner as to eliminate the basis for Multi-Tech's claims of infringement against Net2Phone, the company said Thursday.

Multi-Tech asserted that Net2Phone, along with other companies, violated patented technology involving the simultaneous transmission of voice,...
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