TULSA, OK--(Marketwire - Jan 30, 2013) - MacroSolve, Inc. (OTCQB: MCVE) ("MacroSolve" or the "Company"), a leading provider of mobile technology intellectual property, announces it has filed a patent infringement suit against Sears Holdings Management Co. for violation of MacroSolve's U.S. Patent No. 7,822,816.
The patent addresses mobile information collection systems across all wireless networks, smartphones, tablets, and rugged mobile devices, regardless of carrier and manufacturer. MacroSolve's patent covers fundamental technology in the mobile application space utilized by multiple companies.
"According to Insight Research, the enterprise mobile apps market will account for $150B globally by 2017 and ABI Research indicates that the mobile app store revenues market will grow to $56B by 2016," says Jim McGill, MacroSolve Chairman and CEO. "Given these market dynamics, the opportunities to defend our intellectual property continue to expand."
On October 26, 2010, the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 7,822,816 to MacroSolve. The patent, a significant intellectual property asset to MacroSolve, further advances its position as a leader in the mobile solutions market.
Founded in 1997, MacroSolve is heralded for its robust IP portfolio, while advancing throughout the mobile apps era by innovating key technologies that have laid the foundation for apps and next-gen developers. Today, MacroSolve is empowering a new era of mobile innovators seeking advisory services and IP strength from a source of experience.
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