|By Marketwired .||
|September 17, 2013 01:12 PM EDT||
JERSEY CITY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 09/17/13 -- Please note that a correction has been made to change the following three dates from "January 14, 2013: Zoove's reply is due," "February 4, 2013: Single Touch's 'sur-reply' is due," and "February 25, 2013: Hearing on motion for summary judgment" to "January 14, 2014: Zoove's reply is due," "February 4, 2014: Single Touch's 'sur-reply' is due," and "February 25, 2014: Hearing on motion for summary judgment." Complete corrected text follows:
Single Touch Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: SITO), a technology based mobile media solutions provider, today announced that on August 26, 2013, the United States District Court, Northern District of California held a hearing to determine a schedule to govern proceedings for Single Touch Interactive, Inc.'s patent infringement case against Zoove Corporation. This schedule follows the court's July 17th issue of a patent claim construction ruling, or "Markman Order," which was generally favorable to Single Touch's claims.
On August 26th the court adopted the following schedule:
September 23, 2013: Single Touch's amended infringement contentions are due.
October 8, 2013: Zoove's motion for summary judgment is due.
December 9, 2013: Single Touch's opposition is due.
January 14, 2014: Zoove's reply is due.
February 4, 2014: Single Touch's 'sur-reply' is due.
February 25, 2014: Hearing on motion for summary judgment.
"We now have a clear timeline regarding the next steps in this litigation. We are confident of our patent claims and believe the matter can be brought to a successful resolution in the foreseeable future," commented Single Touch President & CEO James Orsini.
On February 21, 2012, Single Touch Interactive filed a complaint against Zoove Corporation in the United States District Court, Northern District of California. The complaint alleges patent infringement, in which Single Touch seeks permanent injunctive relief as well as damages resulting from Zoove's infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,813,716 and U.S. Patent No. 8,041,341.
About Single Touch Systems, Inc.
Single Touch Systems, Inc. is a technology based mobile solutions provider serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Through patented technologies and a modular, adaptable platform, Single Touch's multi-channel messaging gateway enables marketers to reach consumers on all types of connected devices, with information that engages interest, drives transactions and strengthens relationships and loyalty. For more information about Single Touch Systems, Inc. visit: www.singletouch.net
This news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties and reflect Single Touch's judgment as of the date of this release. These statements may include those regarding strategy, growth and future operations. Actual events or results may differ from Single Touch's expectations. The risks and uncertainties include reliance on brand owners and wireless carriers, the possible need for additional capital, as well as other risks identified in Single Touch's filings with the SEC. Single Touch disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements beyond the date of this press release, except as may be required by law.
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