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PCWorld
NTP Announces Patent Settlements With 13 Tech Firms
Authors: Grant Gross, IDG News
“Patent holding firm NTP, which won a US$612.5 million patent settlement from Research In Motion in 2006, has reached a possibly unprecedented agreement with 13 other technology vendors…”

CNET News
NTP settles e-mail patent suit with Google, Apple, Microsoft and others
Authors: Donna Tam
“The company holding the keys to using e-mail over wireless has signed an agreement with the world's top cell phone makers and wireless network carriers…”

Bloomberg
Apple, Microsoft End Patent Fight With BlackBerry Foe NTP
Authors: Susan Decker and Jon Erlichman
“Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) were among companies that reached a settlement of patent-infringement claims by NTP Inc., the licenser that extracted a $612.5 million settlement…”

BloombergBNA
NTP Settles Patent Infringement Litigation With 13 Companies in 'Mutual Resolution'

“NTP Inc., the patent owner that received $612.5 million from BlackBerry cell phone manufacturer Research in Motion Inc. in a 2006 settlement (71 PTCJ 489, 3/10/06), announced July 23…”

BloombergTV
NTP's Epstein: Landmark Patent Deal a Future Model

All Things Digital
NTP Inks Patent Pact With Apple, Google, AT&T and, Well, Most of the Mobile Industry
Authors: Ina Fried
“Patent licensing company NTP, best known for a big settlement with Research In Motion, has reached a deal with most of the rest of the wireless industry.NTP said Monday it…”

Bloomberg
Apple, Microsoft End Patent Fight With BlackBerry Foe NTP
Authors: Susan Decker and Jon Erlichman
“Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) were among companies that reached a settlement of patent-infringement claims by NTP Inc., the licenser that extracted a $612.5 million settlement…”

CNET
NTP Sues Apple, Google, Microsoft, and others
http://news.cnet.com/8301-30686_3-20010083-266.html?tag=mncol
Author: Marguerite Reardon
“A federal jury in Texas on Monday found that Samsung Electronics Co. infringed four Fractus SA patents…”

International Business Times
NTP Sues Apple, other Smartphone makers for wireless e-mail patent infringement; RIM soars
http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/33946/20100709/ntp-sues-apple-other-smartphone-makers-for-wireless-email-patent-infringement-rim-soars.htm
Author: Charles Smith
“The company’s ‘patents cover some of the most basic technology on which wireless e-mail is based,”

New York Times
Smartphone Patent Suits Challenge Big Makers
http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2010/07/09/smartphone-patent-suits-challenge-big-makers/?scp=1&sq= smartphone%2520patent%2520suits&st=cse
Author: Dealbook
“Every infringer is now on notice,” said Ron Epstein, counsel to NTP. “They are going to have to deal with this instead of trying to wait it out.”

The Wall Street Journal
Lawsuit Over Cell Phone Email Shakes Up Mobile Space
http://blogs.wsj.com/marketbeat/2010/07/09/lawsuit-over-cell-phone-email-shakes-up-mobile-space/? KEYWORDS=lawsuit+over+cell+phone+email
Author: Roger Cheng
“Ron Epstein, a licensing lawyer hired by NTP to negotiate deals with the Smartphone makers…”