The agreement took effect in early 2003 and Verizon immediately began to bill GNAP.
3d at 79 (stating GNAP was seeking its reciprocal fees under the agreement).
In 2007, GNAP "argued for the first time" that Verizon's counterclaim had to be reviewed by the State DTE prior to going to federal court, but that argument was rejected by the district court.
In addition, while Verizon's counterclaims were pending, GNAP was not cooperating with the discovery ordered by the court.
GNAP New Hampshire handles the financial interests of GNAP, GNAP Networks manages the company's infrastructure, and GNAP Realty handles the property transactions of the company including holding property and leases.