Per New Complaint, VoIP-Pal.com Offered to Pay Twitter if Twitter Would Dismiss Its DJ Action

  • April 18, 2021
  • Category: Patent Litigation Feature
    Market Sectors: E-Commerce and Software, Mobile Communications and Devices, Networking

It is not every week that a patentholder offers money to a one-time defendant (turned plaintiff) to dismiss its declaratory judgment action, but early December 2020 apparently saw just that. According to Twitter, in a new complaint seeking a declaratory judgment of noninfringement of one VoIP-Pal.com Inc. (VPLM) patent (5:21-cv-02769), VPLM offered to pay Twitter to dismiss its earlier declaratory judgment action against another VPLM patent—Twitter explicitly naming in its new complaint the price that VPLM was willing to pay to make the other one go away.


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