SOURCE: Marathon Patent Group

March 05, 2015 08:30 ET

Marathon Patent Group's Wholly-Owned Subsidiary TLI Communications GmbH Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Google, Inc. in Germany

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 5, 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 Google, Inc. 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 services "YouTube" and "Google+" operated by the Defendant, as well as the associated application software for smartphones and tablet computers. The application software can be used on devices with all current operating systems: iOS (Apple), Android (e.g. Samsung) or Windows (e.g. Microsoft Lumia).

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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