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VoIP Takes Initial Steps to Protect Intellectual Property

April 4, 2007

VoIP, Inc. announced that it has taken initial steps to protect the intellectual property surrounding its web-based calling services. The Company has sent letters to parties that VoIP believes is currently infringing on its intellectual property. VoIP was granted U.S. Patent 6,501,837, covering a method for making a telephone call between two parties, and a method for making a telephone call utilizing a call-back feature from an intermediate point. — And how this was granted, we don't know. The FCC has had rulings on call-back services where calls are connected between two parties using an intermediate point years before. This has been around since at least the 80s.

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