Vonage Enters License Agreement with Klausner for VOIP Voicemail
NEW YORK– LAWFUEL – The Legal Announcement Service –Klausner Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has granted a patent license to Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) for its Vonage Voicemail services, and that it has settled its lawsuit against Vonage for infringement of US Patent No. 5,572,576. Vonage joins Time Warner subsidiary AOL (NYSE:TWX), and others, who have taken out licenses under the same Klausner patents for their Internet Voicemail services.
“We are happy to add Vonage to our growing list of licensees. Our patented visual voice messaging technology, applicable to VOIP and Internet voicemail, lets consumers view and select voice messages in the same way they view and select e-mails,” said Judah Klausner, CEO of Klausner Technologies.
“We are very pleased that Vonage has chosen to settle our lawsuit and that we’ve received further confirmation that US Patent No. 5,572,576 is valid and enforceable,” said Greg Dovel of Dovel & Luner, counsel for Klausner Technologies.
About Klausner Technologies, Inc. Klausner Technologies, founded by Judah Klausner, inventor of the PDA and electronic organizer, is owned by a group of private investors. It controls over 25 patents, worldwide, covering voice messaging services in which subscribers receive visual identification of their voice messages, and selectively retrieve individual messages via their PCs or cell phones.