MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - March 10, 2014) - CopyTele, Inc. ("CTI") (COPY), a company that protects the rights of inventors through patent monetization and patent assertion, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, J-Channel Industries Corporation, has entered into a license and settlement agreement with PGT Industries, Inc., the nation's leading manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, in connection with CTI's patented J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology.
The license is the fifth license for the J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology, and resolves the patent infringement lawsuit filed against PGT Industries on October 9, 2013, which will be dismissed.
Estimates indicate that more than 10 million J-Channel windows are sold in the U.S. each year.
In total, CTI and its subsidiary companies have entered into 6 revenue producing licensing agreements, and currently have 35 active lawsuits across 5 patented technologies including E-Paper Electrophoretic Displays, Nano Field Emission Displays, Key Based Web Conferencing Encryption, J-Channel Window Frame Construction, and Loyalty Conversion Systems.
About CopyTele, Inc.
CTI develops and acquires patented technologies for the purposes of patent monetization and patent assertion. The company currently has 9 patent portfolios in the areas of Key Based Web Conferencing Encryption, Encrypted Cellular Communications, E-Paper® Electrophoretic Display, Nano Field Emission Display ("nFED"), Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Display ("MEMS"), Loyalty Conversion Systems, J-Channel Window Frame Construction, VPN Multicast Communications, and Internet Telephonic Gateway. Additional information is available at www.CTIpatents.com.
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