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Articles by Robert Schaeffer

Federal Courts Throw Out Smart Communications’ Mail-Scanning Patent

by K. Robert Schaeffer

On October 7, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee granted judgment on the pleadings to Rutherford County and VendEngine, Inc., the contractor that digitizes prisoner mail in its jail, in a suit filed by Smart Communications that alleged infringement of its ...