Network-1 Announces Name And Trading Symbol Change
NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB) has announced a name change to Network-1 Technologies, Inc. and will trade under the new symbol "NTIP" effective on opening of the market on Thursday, October 24, 2013. The name change better reflects the nature of Network-1's business as a company engaged in the development, licensing and protection of its intellectual property assets.
ABOUT NETWORK-1 TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Network-1 Technologies, Inc. is engaged in the development, licensing and protection of its intellectual property and proprietary technologies. Network-1 works with inventors and patent owners to assist in the development and monetization of their patented technologies. It currently owns nineteen (19) patents covering various technologies including patents covering (i) the delivery of power over Ethernet (PoE) cables for the purpose of remotely powering network devices, such as wireless access ports, IP phones and network based cameras; (ii) foundational technologies that enable unified search and indexing, displaying and archiving of documents in a computer system; (iii) enabling technology for identifying media content on the Internet and taking further action to be performed based on such identification including, among others, the insertion of advertising and the facilitation of the purchase of goods and services; and (iv) systems and methods for the transmission of audio, video and data over computer and telephony networks. Network-1 currently has sixteen (16) license agreements with respect to its Remote Power Patent, which include, among others, license agreements with Cisco Systems, Inc., Cisco Linksys, Inc., Extreme Networks, Inc., Netgear Inc., Motorola Solutions, Inc., Allied Telesis, Inc., NEC Corporation and several other data networking vendors. The Remote Power Patent covers the remote delivery of power over Ethernet networks. The Remote Power Patent was granted by the U.S. Office of Patents and Trademarks on April 21, 2001 and expires on March 11, 2020.In addition, Network-1 seeks to acquire additional intellectual property assets and enter into strategic relationships with third parties to monetize their intellectual property assets. During 2013 Network-1 has acquired thirteen (13) patents as well as six (6) pending patent applications.
Corey M. Horowitz, Chairman and CEO
Network-1 Technologies, Inc.
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Released October 23, 2013