Voip-Pal.com, Inc. Provides Update on Recent Company Developments
Voip-Pal retains New York IP attorney Kevin Malek to head its litigation efforts
January 16, 2018 -- Voip-Pal.com Inc. (“Voip-Pal”, “Company”) (OTCQB: VPLM) is pleased to provide an update of its recent activities.
The Company has filed its annual report, Form 10-K with the SEC for the year ending September 30, 2017. The report can be viewed on www.voip-pal.com
Voip-Pal has filed its response to Apple’s motion for sanctions with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The response can be viewed on www.voip-pal.com. A decision from the PTAB is expected in the month of February.
Kevin Malek, Managing Member of New York City law firm, Malek Moss PLLC, has been retained as the Company’s head intellectual property litigator. He gained complex litigation and intellectual property experience working in the New York offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP. Mr. Malek is well regarded for his litigation and transactional experience and routinely acts as advisor and counsel to various information technology companies. He has been recognized in various recent editions of Super Lawyers and by Benchmark Litigation as a “Rising Star.” Kevin received his law degree from Fordham University School of Law in New York City and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He will be working together with the previously retained attorneys from Alverson Taylor Mortenson & Sanders. Knobbe Martens continues to serve as Voip-Pal’s patent agent.
On January 26, 2018, the Company’s legal counsel will make a formal request to the Federal District Court in Nevada to lift the stay of legal proceedings, which was agreed to by the parties pending the outcome of the IPR’s, Once the stay is lifted they will resume litigation vs. Apple, Verizon and AT&T.
Emil Malak, CEO of Voip-Pal, stated, “We are extremely pleased with our reply to Apple’s motion for sanctions. We invite everyone to read the reply and draw their own conclusions.”
Mr. Malak also said, “Kevin is an excellent intellectual property litigator and we are fortunate to have him on our team. We look forward to receiving the PTAB’s decision soon, and to resuming our litigation in Nevada.”