NEW YORK - September 12, 2013 - Vringo, Inc. (VRNG), a company engaged in the innovation, development and monetization of intellectual property and mobile technologies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Vringo Infrastructure, Inc., filed a patent infringement lawsuit against The ADT Corporation, ADT LLC, ADT Security Services, Inc., and Tyco Integrated Security, LLC in United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
The lawsuit alleges infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,288,641, entitled "Assembly, and Associated Method, for Remotely Monitoring a Surveillance Area" ("the `641 Patent"). The `641 Patent relates to, amongst other things, the use of a mobile terminal to remotely monitor a location (e.g., home or business).
Vringo Infrastructure is represented by Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP and Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
About Vringo, Inc.
Vringo, Inc. is engaged in the innovation, development and monetization of intellectual property and mobile technologies. Vringo`s intellectual property portfolio consists of over 500 patents and patent applications covering telecom infrastructure, internet search, and mobile technologies. The patents and patent applications have been developed internally, and acquired from third parties. Vringo operates a global platform for the distribution of mobile social applications and services. For more information, visit: www.vringoinc.com.
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