Marathon Patent Group's Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Signal IP, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Audi of America Inc., Porsche Cars of America Inc., Mercedes-Benz USA. LLC, Fiat U.S.A. Inc., BMW of North America LLC, Volvo Cars of North America LLC, and Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC.

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/14 -- 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 Audi of America Inc., Porsche Cars of America Inc., Mercedes-Benz USA. LLC., Fiat U.S.A. Inc., BMW of North America LLC., Volvo Cars of North America LLC., and Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC. 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," 5,954,775 "Dual Rate Communication Protocol.", and 6,775,601 "Method and Control System for Controlling Propulsion in a Hybrid Vehicle."

Liner LLP has been retained as litigation counsel.

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