Audible Magic Leads Defense That Included 19 of its Customers

Los Gatos, CA (July 14th, 2016) — Audible Magic Corporation, the leader in digital fingerprinting and automated content recognition (ACR) solutions, announced that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted summary judgment of non-infringement in favor of Audible Magic on patent claims brought by Blue Spike.

Audible Magic also announced a settlement with Blue Spike to dismiss all outstanding claims and counterclaims between the parties. As part of that settlement, Blue Spike has agreed not to sue Audible Magic or any of its customers again for sales or use of Audible Magic’s products or services. This settlement also dismissed Blue Spike’s claims against Audible Magic’s 19 customers named in the original lawsuit.

“Audible Magic took immediate charge in leading the defense of itself and all its customers named in the suit, including Dailymotion. The company went above and beyond our expectations on this matter, which speaks to their character as a trusted partner,” said Giuseppe de Martino, Executive Vice President and Directeur Général Délégué at Dailymotion.  “Obviously we are pleased with the outcome of this suit,” he added.

“Defending our customers and ourselves against these intellectual property related lawsuits is an arduous and costly process, but our trusted role in the industry demands an assertive response.” said Vance Ikezoye, Co-founder and CEO of Audible Magic.  “We want our customers and strategic partners to have confidence in Audible Magic’s technology and know that the Company will actively defend their interests.”

About Audible MagicAudible Magic provides technologies that make media devices, apps and networks content aware.  The company is the trusted leader in digital fingerprinting techniques that recognize audio and video content in all forms across radio and television broadcasts, Internet streams, cable and satellite transmissions, stored digital files, and on consumer devices such as smart TVs, set-top boxes, smart phones, tablets, and other appliances. Since its founding in 1999, the company has been awarded more than 33 patents in the U.S. and in Europe. Currently Audible Magic works with more than 200 customers and partners in technology, entertainment and media.