Prison Phone Rivals Reach Confidential Deal In IP Row

Law360, New York (December 5, 2017, 4:56 PM EST) -- Securus Technologies and Global Tel*Link have reached a confidential settlement to end their long-running infringement dispute over patents used in prison phone systems, according to a joint motion for dismissal filed Monday in Texas federal court.

The two prison communication system rivals have for years engaged in litigation over their various patents, accusing each other of infringement and alleging that the other’s patents should be invalidated. Each side on Monday agreed to voluntarily dismiss their claims in the latest iteration of the dispute, which started back...
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