United States Patent & Trademark Office Issues Three New Standard Essential
Patents to Spherix
Company Continues to Bolster Intellectual Property Asset Portfolio
BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 2, 2014
BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Spherix Incorporated (SPEX)--an
intellectual property development company committed to the fostering and
monetization of intellectual property, today announced that the United States
Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) issued three patents to the Company in the
month of August that are part of a standard essential family of patents.
The issued patents are:
oU.S.RE45,065 issued August 5, 2014;
oU.S.RE45,081 issued August 19, 2014; and
oU.S.RE45,095 issued August 26, 2014.
The listed inventors of the three new patents, each entitled "VLAN frame
format," are Paul J. Frantz and Geoffrey O. Thompson. The patent claims
generally relate to methods for the transmission, identification and
association of information in a virtual network associated with a data frame.
The issuance of these applications further enhances the existing portfolio and
coverage of technology related to data communication across different
CEO Anthony Hayes stated, "The issuance of the these patents by the USPTO
further bolster our holding of standard essential patents and our IP portfolio
generally. As we continue to strengthen our portfolio, we believe it will
further our licensing opportunities."
Spherix Incorporated was launched in 1967 as a scientific research company.
Spherix is committed to advancing innovation by active participation inthe
patent market. Spherix draws on portfolios of pioneering technology patents to
partner with and support product innovation.
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risks and uncertainties, including without limitation those set forth in the
Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), not
limited to Risk Factors relating to its patent business contained therein.
Thus, actual results could be materially different. The Company expressly
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