SOURCE: Marathon Patent Group

February 23, 2016 16:15 ET

Marathon Patent Group and Uniloc Terminate Proposed Business Combination

LOS ANGELES, CA and LUXEMBOURG CITY--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2016) - Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) ("Marathon"), and Uniloc Luxembourg SA, announced today that they have terminated their proposed business combination.

"We have enormous respect for Uniloc, its management and its intellectual property" said Doug Croxall, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marathon. "Uniloc and Marathon share a common vision of data-driven success in patent licensing. While the timing might not have worked at this juncture, we will remain in contact with Uniloc and its executive team about future possibilities."

Neither Marathon nor Uniloc is entitled to a breakup or termination fee.

About Marathon Patent Group:

Marathon is a patent acquisition and monetization company. The Company acquires patents from a wide-range of patent holders from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies. Marathon's strategy of acquiring patents that cover a wide-range of subject matter allows the Company to achieve diversity within its patent asset portfolio. Marathon generates revenue with its diversified portfolio through actively managed concurrent patent rights enforcement campaigns. This approach is expected to result in a long-term, diversified revenue stream. To learn more about Marathon Patent Group, visit www.marathonpg.com.

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