Securus Technologies and Global Tel*Link asked a Texas federal judge to dismiss all claims regarding two patents in an ongoing dispute over their use in prison phone systems


Hail Shank and Thompson & Knight advised Securus Technologies on the dispute

Securus Technologies and Global Tel*Link jointly asked a Texas federal judge Tuesday to dismiss all claims regarding two patents in an ongoing dispute over their use in prison phone systems, leaving the claims of five other patents to be resolved.

Securus Technologies, Inc. provides civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, correction, and monitoring in the United States. The company, led by Richard A. Smith, Robert E. Pickens, Dennis J. Reinhold, Daniel De Hoyos and Arlin B. Goldberg, is based in Dallas.

Securus is represented by G. Michael Gruber (Picture), Anthony J. Magee and Robert D. Katz of Gruber Elrod Johansen Hail Shank LLP, and Bruce S. Sostek, Richard L. Wynne Jr., Adrienne E. Dominguez, Justin S. Cohen, Austin Teng and Matthew W. Cornelia of Thompson & Knight LLP.

Involved fees earner: Michael Gruber – Gruber Hail Johansen Shank; Anthony Magee – Gruber Hail Johansen Shank; Robert Katz – Gruber Hail Johansen Shank; Bruce Sostek – Thompson Knight LLP; Richard Wynne – Thompson Knight LLP; Adrienne Dominguez – Thompson Knight LLP; Justin Cohen – Thompson Knight LLP; Austin Teng – Thompson Knight LLP;

Law Firms: Gruber Hail Johansen Shank; Thompson Knight LLP;

Clients: Securus Technologies, Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti