Marathon Patent Group's Wholly-Owned Subsidiary MedTech Development Deutschland GmbH Enters Into Settlement and License Agreement With Direct Flow Medical Inc.

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/15 -- Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) ("Marathon"), a patent licensing company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, MedTech Development Deutschland GmbH ("MedTech"), has entered into a settlement and license agreement with Direct Flow Medical Inc. ("DF Inc."). The consideration to be paid by DF Inc. to MedTech and all other terms of the license agreement are confidential.

The MedTech portfolio contains patents which relate to vascular implants with claims covering placement and insertion approaches related to mammalian hearts. Additional claims address the formation and configuration of anchoring elements of replacement heart valves. An exemplary patent is U.S. patent no. 6,790,230 with additional foreign patents grant providing European coverage.

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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

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