NeoMedia Files Lawsuit Alleging Patent Infringement

NeoMedia Files Lawsuit Alleging Patent Infringement

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Boulder, April 9, 2012 - NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NEOM.OB), the pioneer in global mobile barcode management solutions, today filed a patent litigation lawsuit against SpyderLynk, LLC.

 

The SpyderLynk lawsuit, filed in the District Court for the District of Colorado, asserts infringement of two NeoMedia patents related to its mobile barcode resolution technology.  Specifically, the complaints assert infringement of the following patents:  U.S. Patent Nos. 6,199,048 and 8,131,597.

 

The lawsuit seeks to enjoin SpyderLynk from using NeoMedia’s patented technology and to recover damages caused by the infringement.

 

“NeoMedia’s patent portfolio covers a broad spectrum of barcode resolution techniques and NeoMedia has, over the years, successfully negotiated multiple license agreements with some of the top players in the mobile barcode market,” said David Berten, a Partner with Global IP Law Group, LLC, NeoMedia’s legal counsel.

 

"Protecting our products and services and defending our patent portfolio represent key responsibilities and commitments to our Company and all of its stakeholders." said Laura Marriott, Chief Executive Officer of NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. "We have invested an extraordinary amount of resources in this area of our business and we will fight hard to defend our portfolio."

 

To learn more about NeoMedia’s product portfolio visit www.neom.com

 

-ENDS-

 

About NeoMedia:
NeoMedia Technologies, Inc. is the pioneer in 2D mobile barcode technology and infrastructure solutions that enable the mobile barcode ecosystem world-wide. Its technology platform transforms mobile devices with cameras into barcode scanners, enabling a range of practical and engaging applications including consumer oriented advertising, mobile ticketing and couponing, and business-to-business commercial track and trace solutions.

 

NeoMedia’s suite of products, services and extensive IP portfolio means it is the only provider able to offer customers a comprehensive end-to-end mobile barcode solution. NeoMedia’s current customers include handset manufacturers, platform providers, brands and agencies looking to offer mobile barcode solutions to their customer base.
Learn more at www.neom.com or visit us at one of the following online destinations:

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/neomedia-technologies
Twitter: http://twitter.com/neomediainc

 

About Global IP Law Group, LLC
Global IP Law Group, LLC is a law firm based in Chicago, Illinois with affiliates in London, Auckland, and Seoul. Global IP assists clients in monetizing patents through sales, licensing, and litigation. The firm advised Nortel Networks through the monetization process of Nortel’s more than 6,000 patents, which culminated in pending sale to a consortium including Apple, Microsoft, RIM, Sony and Ericsson for $4.5 billion. www.giplg.com

 

For more information please contact:

 

NeoMedia
US: Lisa Astor / Matt McCarthy, +1 617 502 4353
Europe: Helen Gough / Rebecca Carnie, +44 207 751 4444
press@neom.com

 

Global IP Law Group, LLC
Cindy Ahn, Global IP Law Group, LLC +1-312-283-8040
cahn@giplg.com
Ragnar Olson, Global IP Law Group, LLC +1-312-283-8029
rolson@giplg.com