CounterPath Patent Granted for Fixed-Mobile Convergence
VANCOUVER, CANADA February 09, 2010 CounterPath Corporation (TSX-V: CCV; OTCBB: CPAH), an award-winning provider of desktop and mobile voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) software solutions, today announced that patent number 7,656,864 has been granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. CounterPath now has exclusive rights to a fundamental patent covering its fixed mobile convergence technology. The new patent extends CounterPaths portfolio of patents and exclusive licenses covering its fixed-mobile convergence solutions arising from its acquisition of BridgePort Networks.
The patent, entitled Data Network Computing Device Call Processing, is the newest patent in CounterPaths intellectual property portfolio and covers the use of a mobile number across both mobile and fixed networks to enable converged mobile and desktop device communication.