Nomadix and LodgeNet Settle Internet Gateway Patent Litigation
Agreements Include License to Nomadix’ Internet Access Patents
PR Newswire — January 10, 2011
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Nomadix, Inc. announced today that it has settled the patent infringement cases brought by Nomadix against LodgeNet Interactive Corp. and its affiliates before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and by LodgeNet Interactive Corp. against Nomadix before the U.S. District Court of South Dakota.
The agreements include a broad license to LodgeNet and its affiliates under Nomadix’ extensive patent portfolio in internet access technologies. While the terms of the agreements remain undisclosed, Nomadix indicated that the agreements provide a framework for a higher level of cooperation between the two companies going forward.
“We are pleased to enter into this agreement with LodgeNet and to put an end to the litigation between our companies,” said Charles Reed, Chairman of Nomadix. “We are excited to partner with LodgeNet and believe that the value of our intellectual property and LodgeNet’s diversified customer base in the Hospitality industry will benefit both our companies and the hotel guests who will enjoy the high quality of our internet access technologies. While Nomadix will continue to pursue enforcement of its patent portfolio in litigation against other competitors, it is reassuring as a pioneer and innovator in the internet access area that LodgeNet values our intellectual property and is actively partnering with us to enhance the products and services we can jointly bring to the market.”
Nomadix is the leading provider of intelligent internet access gateways for seamless wired and wireless connectivity solutions for both public access networks. Powered by patented technology, Nomadix provides an easy to use “plug and play”, cost-effective, secure Internet access gateway solution for public access HotSpot, hospitality, private enterprise and other high speed internet managed service providers. Nomadix is a wholly-owned subsidiary company of DOCOMO interTouch. For more information, please visit http://www.nomadix.com
LodgeNet Interactive Corporation is the leading provider of media and connectivity solutions designed to meet the unique needs of hospitality, healthcare and other guest-based businesses. LodgeNet Interactive serves approximately 1.8 million hotel rooms worldwide in addition to healthcare facilities throughout the United States. The Company’s services include: Interactive Television Solutions, Broadband Internet Solutions, Content Solutions, Professional Solutions and Advertising Media Solutions. LodgeNet Interactive Corporation owns and operates businesses under the industry leading brands: LodgeNet, LodgeNetRX, and The Hotel Networks. LodgeNet Interactive is listed on NASDAQ and trades under the symbol LNET. For more information, please visit www.lodgenet.com.
Nomadix and Nomadix logo are registered trademarks of Nomadix, Inc. LodgeNet and the LodgeNet logo are registered trademarks of LodgeNet Interactive Corporation.
SOURCE LodgeNet Interactive Corporation
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