LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 18, 2017) - Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) ("Marathon" or "Company"), an IP licensing and management company, today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Munitech IP S.a.r.l., ("Munitech"), has entered into a settlement and license agreement with four defendants. The consideration to be paid to Munitech and all other terms of the license agreement are confidential.

Patent infringement lawsuits remain against the following companies in the Regional Court of Dusseldorf in Germany.

  • Xiaomi Technology Co. LTD.
  • Telecom Deutschland GmbH
  • Vodafone GmbH
  • Telefonica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG

The Munitech patents cover W-CDMA and GSM cellular technology. Significantly, most of the patent families have been declared to be Standard Essential Patents ("SEPs") with the European Telecommunications Standard Institute ("ETSI") and/or the Association of Radio Industries and Businesses ("ARIB") related to Long Term Evolution ("LTE"), Universal Mobile Telecommunications System ("UMTS"), and/or General Packet Radio Service ("GPRS"). 

About Marathon Patent Group, Inc.

Marathon is an IP licensing and management company. The Company acquires and manages IP rights from a variety of sources, including large and small corporations, universities and other IP owners. Marathon has a global focus on IP acquisition and management.

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