e.Digital Provides Update on Recent Court Ruling

e.Digital Provides Update on Recent Court Ruling 
SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/22/13 --   e.Digital Corporation
(OTCQB: EDIG), a long standing source of innovation and
future-defining patented technologies, today provided an update
regarding the recent court ruling on defendants' motion to apply the
collateral estoppel doctrine in e.Digital's recent string of cases to
enforce its Flash-R(TM) patent portfolio. 
In connection with its continuing effort to bring potential
infringers in line with the Company's licensing programs, e.Digital
filed several law suits in the Federal Court in and for the Southern
District of California. Many of the defendants filed a joint motion
requesting the judge to prevent the Company from relitigating the
meaning of certain terms of the Company's US Patent No. 5,491,774
("the '774 patent") as defined by the judge in the Company's 2010
Colorado litigation. The Company's law firm, Handal & Associates,
opposed the motion on various grounds, not the least of which is that
the Colorado court was unable to consider subsequent re-examination
proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office related to
the patent that resulted in modified claim language and which would
have provided guidance to the Court as to the proper interpretation
of the claims.  
A hearing was held before the Hon. Judge Dana Sabraw on July 26,
2013. The judge heard the arguments of counsel for both sides and on
August 21, 2013 granted the motion. Although the ruling could
adversely impact e.Digital's efforts to establish patent infringement
of certain claims by certain defendants of the '774 patent and US
Patent No. 5,839,108, the ruling has no apparent impact on the
Company's assertions of patent infringement against the defendants
under the Company's US Patent No. 5,742,737, and US Patent No.
5,842,170 which are also asserted in the cases.  
"e.Digital has asserted multiple claims arising out of different
patents in our Flash-R patent portfolio against the Defendants in the
current round of litigation," said Fred Falk, president and CEO of
e.Digital. "Our cases do not therefore rise or fall on the back of
any one patent. Handal & Associates and their technical advisors have
deemed that the Defendants infringe several of our patents, and a
finding of infringement on any one claim of any one of them would be
significant. Regardless of the ruling, the enforcement of our patents
will move forward," Falk concluded. 
About e.Digital Corporation: For more than 20 years, e.Digital's
ideas and inventions have impacted the evolution of consumer
products. Today, e.Digital innovations, including its Flash-R(TM)
portfolio of flash memory-related patents, are essential to many
portable consumer electronic products. The Company pioneered
dedicated portable in-flight entertainment systems and more than 30
airlines have made e.Digital powered products their in-flight
entertainment choice. For more information about e.Digital, please
visit: www.edigital.com. 
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CONTACT: 
e.Digital Corporation
Investor Relations
(858) 304-3016 ext. 205
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