Securus Corrects Inaccuracies in Global Tel Link’s (GTL) Press Release

Secures Technologies is one of the leading providers of criminal and civil justice technology solutions for the correctional market for investigation, public safety, monitoring, and Corrections has issued a set of corrections to the Global Tel Limited Company press release.


Global Tel Limited’s press release contained numerous statements which Securus Technologies finds to be clearly inaccurate and misleading. According to Securus Technologies, the purposes of the press release provide clarification and correct of the numerous incorrect claims made by GTL.


GTL Allegation #1: the recent decision on the US Patent Appeals and Trials Board of the company’s US patent number 7,256,816 permit GTLto come forward with their fourth PTAB-validated patent that looks for damages and injunctions against Securus Technologies in the pending lawsuits in the federal court of Texas.


Securus Correction #1: Because the federal court-case in Texas has stayed, GTL has no power to seek relief to look for the District Court pursuit. Concerning their claim about “PTAB-validated, Securus has moved forward to re-hear the case. For this reason, GTL can seek damages and injunction as claimed.


Rick A. Smith, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Securus Technologies, Inc., said that GTL is aware that patent litigations span to over five years. Therefore, the costs associated with this claim can amount to millions of dollars. Therefore, it is now clear that their litigation does not make sense regarding the best interests of the company. However, Securus is committed to continuing defending both the attacks and themselves. For as long as it is necessary to correct GTL, the company will be doing so while asserting their patents. GTL has portrayed lack of experience and maturity on this matter


In response to the latest releases from GTL, Richard said that he is happy to reinstitute the brake-off technology challenge with GTL at any time.