TORONTO, Jan. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - 01 Communique Laboratory Inc. (TSX:ONE) today announced that the Company together with its partner WiLAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) (NASD:WILN), has commenced litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia against Bomgar Corporation ("Bomgar").
As per the terms of the previously announced agreement between WiLAN and 01 Communique, WiLAN subsidiary, Gladios IP will assist 01 Communique in its lawsuit against Bomgar for patent infringement of its remote access technology, specifically 01 Communique's U.S. Patent No. 6,928,479 ("the 479 patent").
"Working together with 01 Communique to launch this patent litigation is an important step in enforcing their rights," said Jim Skippen, Chairman & CEO, WiLAN. "We are confident this joint program will deliver the revenue potential that these important patents deserve."
"We are very pleased to be working in partnership with WiLAN and Gladios to realize the revenue we believe can be generated from our technology," said Andrew Cheung, President & CEO, 01 Communique. "We are encouraged with the progress to date and view this litigation as an important milestone in our IP enforcement and licensing program with WiLAN."
01 Communique is represented in this action by Carlson, Caspers, Vandenburgh & Lindquist (CCVL), a Minneapolis-based law firm specializing in intellectual property litigation.
About 01 Communique
Established in 1992, 01 Communique (TSX: ONE) offers a suite of remote access services designed for small-medium sized business, mobile professionals and IT service providers. 01's software as a service offerings are deployed on-demand and include functionality enabling on-line meetings, remote computing and IT support. 01's suite of products includes its remote access offering I'm InTouch (www.imintouch.com, its online meeting offering www.imintouchmeeting.com) and its remote support offering I'm OnCall (www.imoncall.com). Its products are protected in the U.S.A. by its patents #6928479 / #6938076. For more information, visit www.01com.com.
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