Court Rules Patent Claims from Stamps.com Suit are Invalid
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 16 – Endicia, the leading Internet postage provider, today announced that the United States District Court for the Central District of California has granted summary judgment to Endicia on all claims asserted against it by Stamps.com, Inc., in a case in Los Angeles. Judge Otis D. Wright II, in a 32 page order, found that Endicia had proven, by clear and convincing evidence, that all 15 patent claims from the eight Stamps.com patents in the suit are invalid. The case was filed by Stamps.com in November 2006.
“We are pleased with the court’s decision, which validates what we have believed all along,” said Harry Whitehouse, founder and chief development officer for Endicia, an Internet postage provider with more than 25 years of experience in the postal industry. “We remain focused on staying at the forefront of new technologies and bringing valuable, innovative solutions to business partners and customers.”
Information in regards to – Stamps. COM, Inc. v. Endicia, Inc. Case No CV 06-7499 ODW (CTx) pending in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.