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June 04, 2013 08:20 ET

CopyTele Obtains Electrophoretic Display Patent

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - June 04, 2013) -  CopyTele, Inc. ("CTI") (OTCQB: COPY), a company specializing in patent monetization and patent assertion, today announced that it has been awarded a new patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office covering electrophoretic displays. The patent relates to improvements in the resolution and response time for particles used to generate images. CTI now has 13 pioneering U.S. patents in its E-Paper® electrophoretic display arsenal of patents.

Electrophoretic displays are commonly used in eReader devices such as the Kindle® sold by Amazon, and the Nook® sold by Barnes and Noble. On January 28, 2013, CTI filed lawsuits against AU Optronics Corp. and E Ink Holdings, in connection with CTI's electrophoretic display patents. E Ink manufactures electrophoretic displays for both the Kindle and the Nook, and the lawsuits are currently pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

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CopyTele develops and acquires patented technologies for the purposes of patent monetization and patent assertion. The company currently has 6 patent portfolios in the areas of Key Based Encryption, E-Paper® Electrophoretic Display, Nano Field Emission Display ("NFED"), Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Display ("MEMS"), Loyalty Point Conversion Systems, and Window Frame Construction. Additional information is available at

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