SOURCE: Marathon Patent Group

February 09, 2015 08:30 ET

Marathon Patent Group's Wholly-Owned Subsidiary TLI Communications GmbH Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Apple in Germany

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 9, 2015) -  Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) ("Marathon"), a patent licensing company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary TLI Communications GmbH has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple Inc., Apple Distribution International and Apple Retail Germany GmbH in the Regional Court of Munich in Germany.

TLI Communications is asserting infringement of the German part of European patent 0 814 611 B1 by the internet service "iCloud" operated by the defendants, the devices iPhone and iPad as well as the associated operating software, which includes the "iCloud photo sharing" function, and which are distributed by the defendants.

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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