Why is everyone always picking on poor HTC about patent infringement? Now Judah Klausner wants in on the action, brandishing a set of patents related to visual voicemail that have already won settlements from Apple and LG. Also included in the suit are Motorola and RIM.
The brunt of his attack is focused at HTC’s myTouch 3G, which Klausner claims makes use of his patented visual voicemail technology. However some carriers, such as Verizon, hold licensing agreements with Klausner, so devices like the Droid Incredible are free from persecution. HTC has not commented on the matter, but if Klausner’s history with other patent suits is any indicator, his claims have some legs. We’ll see how HTC responds as things move forward.