SOURCE: Marathon Patent Group

October 22, 2014 13:12 ET

Marathon Patent Group's Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Vantage Point Technology Inc. Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Apple, Amazon, Box, Dropbox, Google and SugarSync

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2014) - Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) ("Marathon"), a patent licensing company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Vantage Point Technology Inc. ("Vantage Point"), has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Amazon.com Inc., Apple, Inc., Box, Inc., Dropbox, Inc., Google Inc., and SugarSync, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Vantage Point is asserting infringement related to U.S. Patent No. 6,615,233 (the "'233 Patent") entitled "Apparatus and Method for Transmitting Documents Between a Server Computer and a Client Computer".

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