RPost, Goodmail Settle Patent Suit, Roll Joint Service

Los Angeles-based RPost, a developer of email encryption and electronic signature services, and competitor Goodmail Systems said Tuesday morning that the two have settled a patent suit and legal issues between the firms, and are now in a strategic partnership. The firm said that they will provide RPost's proof-of-delivery products as an upgrade to senders of Goodmail's CertifiedEmail product. Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed. The firms said they will also continue to offer their individual services to customers. RPost sued Goodmail in September of last year.