MacroSolve Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Marriott
Tulsa, Okla., February 28, 2012 – MacroSolve, Inc., (OTCPK:MCVE) (OTCQB:MCVE) (“MacroSolve” or the “Company”), a leading provider of mobile technologies, apps and solutions for business, today announced it has filed a patent infringement suit agai
nst Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) for violation of MacroSolve’s U.S. Patent No. 7,822,816. MacroSolve has previously announced filing patent infringement suits against other hotel and travel industry companies including Hyatt, Hotels.com, Travelocity.com, and Priceline.com.
On October 26, 2010, the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 7,822,816 to MacroSolve. The patent, a significant intellectual property asset to MacroSolve, further advances its position as a leader in the mobile solutions market. The patent addresses mobile information collection systems across all wireless networks, smartphones, tablets, and rugged mobile devices, regardless of carrier and manufacturer, and is currently utilized in MacroSolve’s rapid mobile app development platforms. MacroSolve’s patent covers fundamental technology in the mobile application space utilized by multiple companies.
MacroSolve, Inc., doing business as Illume Mobile™, is a pioneer in delivering mobile apps, technologies, and solutions. Leveraging its intellectual property portfolio, MacroSolve
enforces its landmark patent while providing mobile app products and services under the name Illume Mobile. MacroSolve is positioned to become a leader in the mobile app space, which is projected to become a $17.5 billion market in 2012 according to Chetan Sharma Consulting. For more information, visit Illume Mobile.
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