CounterPath Patent Granted for Fixed-Mobile Convergence

By VoipPlanet.com Staff | Feb 9, 2010 | Print this Page
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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 CounterPath’s 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 CounterPath’s 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.