SOURCE: e.Digital Corporation

May 30, 2012 13:24 ET

e.Digital Patent Reexamination Update

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - e.Digital Corporation (OTCBB: EDIG), a leading innovator of dedicated portable entertainment systems and patented flash memory-related technology, today reported that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has accepted the Company's request to amend certain claims of its patent US 5,491,774. "We are pleased with the USPTO's decision to approve the modifications we made to certain claims of the '774," said Fred Falk, president and CEO of e.Digital Corporation. "We believe the modifications will help clarify and strengthen our ability to enforce future infringement of the '774 patent."

Notice of the USPTO action, "Notice of intent to issue a reexam certificate," can be found on the USPTO Public PAIR website,, by referencing application number 90/011,302.

About e.Digital Corporation: For more than 20 years, e.Digital's ideas and inventions have impacted the evolution of consumer products. Today, e.Digital innovations, including its Flash-R™ portfolio of flash memory-related patents, are essential to many portable consumer electronic products. The Company pioneered dedicated portable in-flight entertainment systems and more than 30 airlines have made e.Digital powered products their in-flight entertainment choice. For more information about e.Digital, please visit:

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