TUCSON, Ariz., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — AudioEye®, Inc. (OTCBB: AEYE), the creators of the Audio Internet™, the patented audio browsing and automated publishing technology, announced today it has retained the intellectual property group at Patton Boggs LLP. The firm will help AudioEye protect, grow and maximize the adoption of its technology by U.S. Government website publishing clients seeking to comply with the requirements of the 21st Century Communications Act. The new compliance requirements contain groundbreaking protections to enable people with disabilities to access broadband, digital and mobile innovations; the emerging 21st century technologies for which the act is named. With offices in Washington DC, Dallas and Denver, Patton Boggs offers close proximity to the regional United States Patent and Trademark Offices (PTO), including the main PTO in Alexandria, Virginia, where much of this work will take place.
AudioEye’s decision was based primarily on the fact that Patton Boggs offers a dedicated IP practice, with particular strengths in IP portfolio management, licensing and technology transfer, United States Government licensing, global patent and trademark prosecution, enforcement, and IP transactions. “Each of these expertise is vital to our efforts to maximize the value of our patents and the innovations they represent, protect those innovations in the global marketplace, license them to partners, and expand their relevance to other audio driven technologies,” stated Nathaniel Bradley, Chief Executive Officer. “Patton Boggs offers a ‘one-stop shop’ with respect to virtually all of our needs in this area of legal service.”
Patton Boggs is also widely recognized as the leading public policy and legislative advocacy firm in Washington DC. As such, their expertise extends to advocating on behalf of clients before Congress, the Administration and federal administrative and regulatory agencies having oversight of technology and tech-related issues. This is yet another area in which the alliance between Patton Boggs and AudioEye will help ensure that expansion of our innovations into new products and markets. We look forward to building a mutually beneficial relationship with Patton Boggs.
“We are excited to be working with AudioEye. AudioEye is well positioned to become a market leader in alternative mobile and Internet communications, and Patton Boggs looks forward to helping the company navigate the legal and regulatory issues of this exciting new field.” – Darren Collins, Partner, Patton Boggs.
About Patton Boggs
For more than 40 years, Patton Boggs has maintained a reputation for cutting-edge advocacy by working closely with Congress and regulatory agencies in Washington, litigating in courts across the country, and negotiating business transactions around the world. Our partners include women and men with extensive backgrounds in government service with strong ties to both major political parties, as well as top-flight litigators and individuals with a keen understanding of business and finance.
Founded in 2003, AudioEye, Inc. (AEYE.OB) is a Delaware Corporation that has developed patented Internet content publication and distribution software, enabling the conversion of any media into an accessible format and allowing for real-time distribution to end- users on any Internet connected device. The focus of the company is to provide solutions to create better and more comprehensive access to the Internet, print, broadcast and other media, irrespective of an individual’s network connection, device, location, or impairment. AudioEye solutions also provide comprehensive E-Learning and E-Commerce systems, as well as a variety of Internet publishing products and services. AudioEye, Inc., Audio Internet and AudioEye are Registered Trademarks of AudioEye, Inc., All Rights Reserved. The systems and technologies described herein are protected all or in part by US7966184, US7653544, US8046229, US8296150, US8260616 and patents pending in the U.S. and Internationally. These products enable all customers to create and deliver highly scalable accessible voice browsing applications. For more information, please visit www.audioeye.com or call 866.331.5324
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