SOURCE: Handal & Associates

October 23, 2012 10:30 ET

Handal & Associates Files Patent Infringement Complaints Against Yamaha, Korg, Diasonic and Others

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 23, 2012) - Handal & Associates has filed three complaints against alleged infringers of e.Digital Corporation's (OTCQB: EDIG) Flash-R Portfolio™.

As of this release, three new actions have been filed against Yamaha Corp. (YAMCY); Yamaha Corporation of America; Diasonic Technology Co., Ltd; Korg, Inc.; and Korg USA, Inc. who are alleged to make products that infringe e.Digital Corporation's patents. Also named in the suits are several defendant distributors of infringing products, including Guitar Center, Inc.; Best Buy Co., Inc.; Best Buy Stores, L.P.; Best Buy.Com LLC; Sam Ash Music Corporation; J & R Electronics Inc.; Sweetwater Sound, Inc.; Kraft Music, Ltd.; and Sec Tech Enterprises, LLC. 

In its complaints, e.Digital asserts that products made and sold by the defendants infringe U.S. patents covering the use of flash memory technologies embodied in many current flash-related recording devices. The patents are part of e.Digital's Flash-R patent portfolio.

"These suits mark the continuation of e.Digital's efforts to enforce its Flash-R Portfolio," said Anton Handal of Handal & Associates. "We are happy to see that our new legal team has gotten their arms around our technology quickly and stepped up to the task of enforcing e.Digital rights as a patent holder and innovator," added Fred Falk, President and CEO of e.Digital Corporation.

Handal & Associates is a boutique law firm with a practice weighted towards intellectual property and commercial transactions. Located in San Diego, it represents clients from around the world.

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