SOURCE: RPost

RPost

June 14, 2010 09:00 ET

RPost and Swiss Post Settle Patent and Trademark Suit

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - June 14, 2010) -  RPost and Swiss Post announced today that they have resolved the legal issues between them. 

RPost had brought suit against Swiss Post and Swiss Post Solutions, a unit of Swiss Post, alleging infringement of several RPost patents and RPost's federally registered "REGISTERED E-MAIL" trademark. RPost dismissed its action against Swiss Post and Swiss Post Solutions under confidential settlement terms. 

"Swiss Post will no longer be offering it's secure, verified, and third-party authenticated email services in the U.S. market," said Zafar Khan, CEO of RPost. "We are pleased that Swiss Post takes intellectual property matters very seriously and has elected to work with RPost in a productive manner."

RPost and Swiss Post have agreed to work to resolve issues relating to RPost's intellectual property in Europe. RPost holds 27 patents worldwide with 17 in Europe, including two in Switzerland.

Registered Email® services by RPost® provide the sender legally valid and court-admissible evidence of delivery, content, and timing of any document or notice sent by email, without requiring recipients to download any software, click links, or visit special websites to open and read messages. It has been adopted worldwide by companies in a variety of industries, from large multi-national enterprises to small businesses and home users. 

About RPost

RPost has set the global standard for proof, privacy, and e-signatures with its flagship Registered Email® delivery proof, eSignOff® electronic signature, and SecuRmail™ encrypted email services which permit the sender and recipient to prove, sign, secure, record and collaborate with far less cost, time, paper and risk. RPost services have been used daily by the U.S. Government since 2003 and have been endorsed and marketed by most of the influential bar associations in the United States, including those of New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta and the District of Columbia. RPost also has worldwide partnerships with innovative postal services, communications and technology platform providers to offer electronic communications, transactions and integrated services. RPost received the 2010 Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers' top endorsement for its secure encrypted email service. RPost services have been granted 27 patents with worldwide coverage and operate in 8 languages. Register for a free trial at www.rpost.com.

Contact Information