MobileMarketer: Mobile marketing firms accused of SMS short code patent infringement
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Date: 26 Jan 2009 18:13
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Summary:
An undisclosed number of mobile marketing firms and SMS aggregators have received a legal letter from TeleCommunication Systems Inc. alleging infringement of short code patents. The letter, from TCS law firm Flachsbart & Greenspoon LLC, claims that the mobile marketing firms are infringing its client’s United States Patent Nos. 6,891,811 and 7,355,990 based on the use of MO-to-application SMS short codes. If proved true, the demands could roil the mobile marketing industry and affect SMS text messaging programs.
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