Subsidiary of Marathon Patent Group Files Patent Lawsuit Against Sony, Siemens and Others

Subsidiary of Marathon Patent Group Files Patent Lawsuit Against Sony, Siemens 
and Others 
ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/21/13 --  Marathon Patent Group,
Inc. (OTCBB: MARA), an Intellectual Property services and
Monetization Company, announced today that its subsidiary Sampo IP,
LLC ("Sampo") has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United
States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Sony
Computer Entertainment America LLC, Siemens Energy, Inc., CB Apex
Realtors, d/b/a Coldwell Banker Apex Realtors, Blue Cross and Blue
Shield Association, Juniper Networks, Inc., Winn Dixie Stores, Inc.,
and Dell, Inc. (the "Defendants").  
Sampo is asserting three causes of action involving patent
infringement related to U.S. Patent numbers 6,161,149, 6,772,229, and
8,015,495, all entitled Centrifugal Communication and Collaboration
Method. The lawsuit alleges that the Defendants have infringed, and
continue to infringe, the claims of the patents in suit by using the
accused communications systems and methods covered by the claims of
the Sampo patents.  
About Marathon Patent Group 
Marathon Patent Group ("MPG") is an intellectual property services
and monetization company that serves a wide range of patent holders
and technologies from Fortune 500 to independent inventors. MPG
provides clients advice and services that enable them to realize
financial and strategic return on their IP rights. MPG serves clients
through two complimentary business units: the IP Research & Services
Center, which helps to identify and manage patents, and the IP
Licensing and Enforcement Group, which acquires IP assets, partners
with patent holders, and monetizes patent portfolios through actively
managed patent licensing campaigns. MPG is based in Alexandria,
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