US Cellular Fails To Evade Videophone Patent Row

Law360, Los Angeles (February 14, 2014, 9:12 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge on Thursday refused to toss Visual Interactive Phone Concepts Inc.'s lawsuit against U.S. Cellular Corp. for the alleged infringement of two patents covering an interactive mailbox facility system for videophones, saying the patents weren’t rendered invalid.

VIPC filed suit against U.S. Cellular in 2011, saying VIPC founder John Davidsohn had invented the patented system, which allows users to view products and services on a videophone. U.S. Cellular sought to escape the action, arguing that VIPC had disclaimed a particular definition of the...
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