Marathon Patent Group Announces Settlement and License Agreement

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/30/13 -- Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (OTCQB: MARA) ("Marathon"), a patent acquisition and licensing company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, CyberFone Systems, LLC ("CyberFone"), has entered into a license and settlement agreement with a leading global communications company.

The CyberFone patent portfolio covers claims enabling methods for data transactions involving the use of data templates in the form of menus on a transaction entry device accessible to the user. The templates are executed by a forms based operating system and entail interaction with a network-based system.

The patent portfolio has a well-established history of revenue generation, demonstrating the value of the assets, as well as the widespread applicability across multiple industries. Since the licensing campaign began 24 months ago, the patent portfolio has produced 39 settlement and license agreements. Ongoing infringement continues and the CyberFone portfolio is currently being enforced against additional defendants.

About Marathon Patent Group:
Based in Alexandria, VA, Marathon Patent Group is a patent acquisition and licensing company. We acquire patents from and partner with a wide range of patent holders from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies. Our strategy of acquiring patents that cover a wide-range of subject matter allows us to achieve diversity within our patent asset portfolio. We monetize our diversified portfolio through actively managed concurrent licensing 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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