Apple’s iPhones Found to Have Infringed MobileMedia Ideas Patents

  Apple’s iPhones Found to Have Infringed MobileMedia Ideas Patents

Business Wire

CHEVY CHASE, Md. -- December 13, 2012

MobileMedia Ideas LLC announced that a jury in the United States District
Court in Delaware today reached a unanimous verdict finding that three patents
owned by MobileMedia Ideas – US 6,427,078 covering camera phones, US 6,070,068
covering call handling and US 6,253,075 covering call rejection – are valid
and infringed by Apple's iPhones.

"MobileMedia Ideas is pleased that the jury confirmed Apple's iPhones use our
patented technology," said MobileMedia Ideas President and CEO Larry Horn.
"MobileMedia Ideas' objective is to make these important technologies and
others used in mobile phone and other portable devices widely available. We
welcome Apple and others to enter into licenses for the use of these

MobileMedia Ideas, a company owned by Tagivan (a subsidiary of MPEG LA), Nokia
and Sony, has a portfolio of inventions widely used in smart phones, mobile
phones and other portable devices including personal computers, laptops,
netbooks, personal media players, e-book readers, cameras and hand-held game
consoles. Its more than 300 patents cover a wide array of features such as
call handling, speed dial, database searches, audio download and playback, and
still picture and video processing. MobileMedia Ideas' objective is to make
access to these important inventions available to everyone on reasonable
terms. It presently has cases pending against RIM in the US District court for
the Northern District of Texas and against HTC in the US District Court for
the Eastern District of Texas. For further information, please refer to

Counsel for the plaintiffs was Proskauer Rose led by Steven M. Bauer from
Proskauer's Boston office and Jack Blumenfeld of Morris, Nichols, Arsht and
Tunnell in Wilmington, Delaware.


MobileMedia Ideas LLC
Tom O’Reilly, 303-200-1710
Fax: 301-652-9096
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