24 Jul 2012

RPost Granted Three Patents on Most Fundamental Method of Tracking Email Delivery and Opening

RPost has been granted three additional patents (US Patent numbers 8,224,913; 8,209,389 and 8,161,104) which comprehensively cover systems and methods service providers use to track email opening, delivery or failure using server logs and web beacons – technology novel in 1999 when RPost first filed for the patents, but widely used today. Most email service providers and cloud business applications today have begun to differentiate their offerings... Read more...

11 Jun 2012

Hellmail: New RPost Patent Covers Web Link Tracking in Billions of Emails

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by Hellmail Postal NewsRPost, the inventor of Registered Email services, last week announced that it has been granted a patent (USPTO 8,161,104) which comprehensively covers the tracking of email openings by means of embedded web links – the technology widely used by marketers to measure the success of their campaigns. RPost is set to license its patented technology to tens of thousands of email marketers, social media companies, and cloud-based... Read more...

11 Jun 2012

Email Hosting: RPost Patents Email Tracking Technology

by David Gitonga, TMCnet Contributing Writer A patent technology that covers more than 40 billion messages a year is set to be licensed by RPost, the inventor of the Registered Email Services. The patent (USPTO 8, 161,104) is comprehensive and includes the tracking of email openings by means of embedded Web links, a technology commonly used by marketers to measure email campaign success. According to the company, email marketers, hosting providers,... Read more...

05 Jun 2012

New RPost Patent Covers Web Link Tracking in Billions of Emails

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RPost to license patent on most common method of tracking email opening, and pursue violators LOS ANGELES, CA — June 5th, 2012 – RPost, the inventor of Registered Email services, today announced that it has been granted a patent (USPTO 8,161,104) which comprehensively covers the tracking of email openings by means of embedded web links – the technology widely used by marketers to measure the success of their campaigns. RPost is set... Read more...

25 May 2012

Swiss Post seems to take cockamamie position on PTO-validated RPost Patent

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Let’s try to start somewhere near the beginning because otherwise it can get confusing. So, back in January the US Patent and Trademark Office threw out US Patent No 6,182,219, a basic RPost e-mail patent covering proof of delivery granted in January 2001. This made Swiss Post very happy since RPost was suing Swiss Post for infringing the patent. The PTO’s decision, however, wasn’t what they call in patent circles a “final final”... Read more...

09 May 2012

US Patent Office Re-Exam Concludes RPost Proof of Delivery Patent Valid

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RPost Sued Swiss Post, Canada Post, ZixCorp, Adobe Echosign, Docusign, RightSignature, Farmers Insurance and Others for Patent Infringement; US Patent Office Concludes a Patent Common in These Lawsuits Is Valid After Re-Exam LOS ANGELES, CA — May 9th, 2012 – RPost, the inventor of Registered Email® services, announced today that the US Patent Office has concluded the RPost ‘219 proof of delivery patent is patentable with all 89... Read more...

05 Mar 2012

RPost Prevails Against Swiss Post

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Swiss Post concedes proof of delivery technology to RPost; as RPost drops injunction request. LOS ANGELES, CA — March 5th, 2012 – RPost, the inventor of Registered Email® services, announced today that it would drop its motion to have the Swiss Court shut down Swiss Post’s IncaMail service because of patent infringement. When emails are sent through RPost services, the sender receives a time-stamped proof that the email was delivered.... Read more...

07 Feb 2012

Case of the Day: RPost Holdings, Inc. v. Kagan

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by Ted Folkman – LettersBlogatory.com The case of the day, RPost Holdings, Inc. v. Kagan (E.D. Tex. 2012), is yet another example of why you shouldn’t let your lawyer communicate with the plaintiff if you intend to duck service. RPost sued Dmitry Kagan for trademark and patent infringement on account of pointofmail.com, a website it alleged Kagan owned. RPost attempted to make service on Kagan in Israel via the central authority mechanism... Read more...

17 Jan 2012

RPost Patents Validated by California Federal Court

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Granting of Motion for Summary Judgment Affirms Validity of Global Pioneer’s Patents. LOS ANGELES, CA — January 17, 2012– RPost®, the global pioneer in email delivery proof, legal electronic signatures, and compliant encryption services with its flagship Registered Email® technology, today announced the US Federal Court in California has now re-affirmed the validity of its US Patent 6182219 by granting RPost’s motion for... Read more...

17 Jan 2012

RPost Patents Validated by California Federal Court

RPost today announced the US Federal Court in California has now re-affirmed the validity of its US Patent 6182219 by granting RPost’s motion for summary judgment on a counterclaim of invalidity. RPost brought suit against a number of companies in 2011 for infringing some of its 35 patents, the validity of which those defendants challenged. RPost sued Adobe-Echosign, DocuSign, Swiss Post, Canada Post, Zix Corporation, RightSignature, Farmers... Read more...