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Nomadix Broadens Patent Enforcement, Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against SolutionInc Technologies Ltd.

  • 22 January, 2010 11:07

<p>Nomadix Broadens Patent Enforcement, Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against SolutionInc Technologies Ltd.</p>
<p>Company Protects IP that Allows Mobile Users to Immediately Connect to Internet from Any Hotel or “Hot Spot” Around the World</p>
<p>Sydney, AUSTRALIA – 22 January 2010 - Nomadix, Inc. (www.Nomadix.com), the leading provider of network gateway devices, has expanded the enforcement of its patents and has filed another patent infringement lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. In the suit, Nomadix seeks compensatory damages and a permanent injunction against SolutionInc Technologies Ltd. of Canada for the ongoing and unauthorised use of a number of United States patents obtained by Nomadix that protect fundamental innovations in mobile computing and network access technology.</p>
<p>Nomadix’s intellectual property portfolio includes more than 100 U.S. and foreign patents for foundational inventions in mobile computing and network access, seven of which are involved in the new lawsuit against SolutionInc Technologies Ltd. Several of the patents involved in the litigation were awarded for networking innovations that allow a visiting mobile computer to access the Internet at hotels, airports, coffee houses, or other public access points, without any reconfiguration of the mobile computer. Dr. Leonard Kleinrock, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at UCLA and recipient of the 2008 National Medal of Science, invented this technology along with Dr. Joel Short in the mid-1990s, and together they founded Nomadix based on these and other innovations.</p>
<p>Nomadix’s ongoing enforcement of its patents includes another lawsuit filed two months earlier against Hewlett-Packard Co., Wayport, Inc., iBAHN Corp., Guest-Tek Interactive Entertainment, and LodgeNet Interactive Corp., among others. “Over the history of Nomadix, considerable resources have been invested in developing and delivering leading-edge network gateway technology. Nomadix’s innovations have allowed millions of people to travel to any hotel or hot spot around the world and connect seamlessly to the Internet to gain immediate access to the resources they need,” said Charles Reed, CEO of DOCOMO interTouch Pte. Ltd. DOCOMO interTouch acquired Nomadix in January 2008. “The Nomadix proprietary technology is at the heart of the products and solutions we offer. Our intellectual property is our strategic asset and we cannot allow our competitors to benefit inappropriately from our investments.”</p>
<p>About DOCOMO interTouch</p>
<p>DOCOMO interTouch provides a full suite of integrated solutions to the global hospitality industry. We are one of the world's largest hotel technology service providers, delivering reliable and secure wired and wireless broadband connectivity services, multi-media services, and interactive television and managed network solutions. Our one-stop-shop solution, round-the-clock network monitoring and multi-lingual customer support enable hotels to offer a superior guest experience, facilitating communications for today's business travellers.</p>
<p>Since 1998, DOCOMO interTouch has been serving the hospitality industry, managing more than seven million broadband connections each year in guest rooms, meeting rooms and business centres worldwide. Our innovative technologies provide travelers and conference attendees with convenient access to enjoy communication, information and entertainment services in over 70 countries.</p>
<p>More information on DOCOMO interTouch is available on http://www.docomointertouch.com.</p>
<p>About Nomadix</p>
<p>Nomadix offers gateways for seamless wired and wireless connectivity solutions across public access networks and enterprise. Powered by patented technology, Nomadix enables revenue generation and customisation in a number of business models. With Nomadix, public access network providers are able to deploy cost-effective, secure and easy-to-use network services. Nomadix is a wholly-owned subsidiary company of DOCOMO interTouch. For more information, visit http://www.nomadix.com.</p>
<p>Media Contacts:</p>
<p>Max Australia</p>
<p>Laura Skelley</p>
<p>+61 2 9954 3492</p>
<p>Laura.Skelley@maxaustralia.com.au</p>
<p>Knobbe Martens Olson &amp; Bear, LLP</p>
<p>Douglas G. Muehlhauser, Esq.</p>
<p>+ 1 (949) 760-0404</p>
<p>Knobbe Martens represents Nomadix, Inc. in intellectual property matters and dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property law</p>

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