Law360 (August 31, 2021, 6:31 PM EDT) — A California federal judge has dismissed Twitter’s suit seeking a declaration that it hasn’t infringed a call-routing patent, ruling that Voip-Pal’s covenant not to file a lawsuit against the social media giant over the patent wipes out the court’s subject-matter jurisdiction in the case.
U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh found Monday that Voip-Pal.com Inc. addressed all of Twitter Inc.’s concerns through a covenant not to sue and subsequent amendments to that covenant.
Following Voip-Pal’s assertion of the promise earlier this year, Twitter had argued it still had a valid case seeking declaration that it didn’t infringe U.S. Patent No. 10,218,606, because…
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