Marathon Patent Group's Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Signal IP, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against American Honda Motor Corporation, KIA Motors America Corporation, Mazda Motor of America Corporation, and Mitsubishi Motors North America Corporation
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/14 -- Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (OTCQB: MARA) ("Marathon"), a patent acquisition and monetization company, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Signal IP, Inc. ("Signal") has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against American Honda Motor Corporation, KIA Motors America Inc., Mazda Motor of America Inc. and Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Signal is asserting infringement related to U.S. Patent numbers 5,714,927 "Method of Improving Zone of Coverage Response of Automotive Radar," 5,732,375 "Method of Inhibiting or Allowing Airbag Deployment," 6,434,486 "Technique for Limiting the Range of an Object Sensing System in a Vehicle," 6,012,007 "Occupant detection method and apparatus for air bag system," 5,463,374 "Method and apparatus for tire pressure monitoring and for shared keyless entry control," and 6,775,601 "Method and Control System for Controlling Propulsion in a Hybrid Vehicle."
Liner LLP has been retained as litigation counsel.
About Marathon Patent Group:
Marathon Patent Group, Inc. is a patent acquisition and monetization company. We acquire patents from 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 generate revenue with our 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 http://www.marathonpg.com/.
About Liner LLP
Ranked one of Los Angeles' largest firms, Liner LLP (Liner) is a dynamic law firm representing clients throughout the country in the full range of IP disputes, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and licensing. The firm is experienced in all aspects of IP litigation in federal and state courts, including pre-litigation investigation and counseling, obtaining and defending against preliminary injunctions, trial and appellate advocacy. The firm's diverse client base includes Fortune 500 companies and other institutional entities, as well as small and medium-sized businesses and individual entrepreneurs. A full-service firm, Liner also offers broad expertise in commercial litigation, real estate, business disputes, finance, white collar crime, products liability, toxic tort, environmental, insurance, corporate and tax. http://www.linerlaw.com.
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Investor Relations Contacts:
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Robert B. Prag
Alex Partners, LLC
Source: Marathon Patent Group
Released April 2, 2014