TORONTO, Aug. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - 01 Communique (TSX:ONE) today announced that it has received notification from the United States Patent and Trademark Office that its remote wakeup patent application has been granted under Patent Number 8234701. In addition, the Company has been notified that in Japan it has been granted a Patent for its remote wakeup patent application under Japanese patent number 4875094.
The patent application relates to a system, method and computer program for remotely sending a digital signal(s) to a computer. The result is a solution for sending a digital signal(s) to computers connected to a local computer network from a remote computer that is external to the local computer network. This technology has been incorporated in the Company's I'm InTouch product line thereby allowing for the remote wake up of a personal computer that has been shut down.
The Company has also been granted a patent in Canada (patent number 2309398) for the Canadian version of its United States patent number 6,928,479 ("the '479 Patent") relating to a system, computer product and method for providing a private communication portal. The Company has lawsuits in the United States for patent infringement of the 479 Patent against Citrix Systems Inc. and LogMeIn Inc..
"The granting of these patents in the U.S.A., Japan and Canada is a solid endorsement as to the innovative nature of our technology." said Andrew Cheung, President and CEO for 01 Communique. "We now have three patents in the remote connectivity marketplace in the U.S.A. and one in Japan and Canada. As we move forward we will continue to develop products based on our innovative and patented technology and protect our intellectual property rights against other companies who infringe on our patents."
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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) products are protected in the U.S.A. by its patents #6928479 / #6938076 and in Canada by its patent #2309398. For more information, visit www.01com.com or call (905) 795-2888 or (800) 668-2185 (North America only).
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