Skype Under Attack

Will pioneer Net2Phone's lawsuit for patent infringement ground Net-calling's high-flier?

If the pen is mightier than the sword, then the patent lawyer's pen may be one of the mightiest of them all. Especially in the rapidly moving world of technology, an infringement suit can be an effective way to extract a wad of cash -- or at least ensure a rival gets bogged down in messy litigation for a spell.

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