Worlds Inc. Receives 9th MMORPG Patent, Awaits Motion for Summary Judgment
BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/30/14 -- Worlds Inc. (OTCBB: WDDD)
has received its 9th patent from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
(USPTO): no. 8,640,028 titled "System and Method for Enabling Users
to Interact in a Virtual Space." The patent relates to computer
architecture for three-dimensional graphical multi-user interactive
virtual world systems also known as Massive Multiplayer Online Role
Playing Games (MMORPG).
"Our patented technologies are critical to enabling the MMORPG
communities as we know them today," stated Thom Kidrin, Worlds' CEO.
"We are actively pursuing protection of our intellectual property
while we expand our patent portfolio for the technologies we have
This patent is a continuation of US patents 6,219,045, 7,181,690,
7,493,558, 7,945,856, 8,082,501, 8,145,998, 8,161,385 and 8,407,592
bearing the same title.
Worlds is awaiting a ruling on the October 17, 2013 Motion for
Summary Judgment (MSJ) hearing before Judge Denise Casper of the
United District Court for the District of Massachusetts in relation
to Activision Blizzard, Inc., Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and
Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Activision et al) dispute of matters
relating to Worlds' patent infringement lawsuit against Activision.
Pending a favorable MSJ ruling, Worlds anticipates the court will
thereafter set a new date for the Markman Hearing as the next stage
of Worlds' patent infringement suit against Activision et al.
In March 2012, Worlds sued Activision in federal court for infringing
patents that are based on Worlds' November 1995 provisional patent
application. More information on the lawsuit and Worlds' patents can
be found on the Worlds Inc. website at http://www.worlds.com.
About Worlds Inc.:
Worlds Inc. (OTCBB: WDDD) developed software and
related technology for the creation of interactive three-dimensional
(3D) Internet environments encompassing massively multiplayer online
role-playing games (MMORPG). The company's technologies are designed
for large-scale communities of simultaneous online users, who
interact within online interactive 3D virtual worlds. Worlds intends
to monetize its patent portfolio through enforcement, licensing and
royalties of its patented technologies. For more information, visit
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