Mitel Sues ShoreTel for Patent Infringement

Mitel Networks has filed a lawsuit against ShoreTel Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleging infringement of four Mitel patents.

“Mitel has invested significant resources into intellectual property in support of its communications innovations, and we intend to assert our rights against those that infringe that intellectual property,” said Christian Szpilfogel, Office of the CTO, Mitel.

Innovation has been at the heart of Mitel’s strategy of developing one of the industry’s leading unified IP communications solutions and product portfolios. Mitel has hundreds of patents and pending applications in the United States, Canada and Europe, and in other countries around the world, The company has been and continues to be recognized for leadership and innovation, earning numerous industry awards.

Mitel has retained the services of Fish & Richardson P.C., a national law firm with offices in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Dallas, Delaware, New York, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Twin Cities, and Washington, DC.