ContentGuard Continues Pace Of Innovation With 16 New Digital Rights Management Patents Granted Worldwide

Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:00am EDT

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif.,  March 11, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- ContentGuard Holdings, Inc.
(or "ContentGuard"), a subsidiary of Pendrell Corporation (NASDAQ: PCO)
announced today that it has been granted sixteen new patents since  October 2012
 for its digital rights management (DRM) technologies.  The sixteen patents
granted include six in  the United States, three in  Japan, three in  South
Korea, two in  Europe  and two in  China, bringing the total number of patents
granted to ContentGuard to 297 worldwide.  These new inventions apply to a
variety of audio, video and e-publishing digital delivery techniques that use
DRM for content protection.

"These new patents reflect the ongoing commitment to research and development
that the marketplace expects from the company that has led the way in pioneering
and perfecting DRM technologies," commented  Ben Wolff, chief executive officer
of Pendrell. "As the number and type of connected devices capable of delivering
protected content continues to grow dramatically, ContentGuard remains at the
forefront of innovating relevant DRM solutions."

Information regarding ContentGuard's technology, patents and patent portfolio
can be found at


ContentGuard is a leading inventor, developer and licensor of digital rights
management (DRM) and related content distribution patents and technologies. 
ContentGuard's intellectual property (IP) portfolio features 297 patents and 169
pending patent applications worldwide.  ContentGuard currently has licensing
agreements in place with leading technology companies, including Casio, Fujitsu,
Hitachi, LG Electronics, Microsoft, NEC, Nokia, Panasonic, Pantech, Sanyo,
Sharp, Sony, Technicolor, Time Warner, Toshiba, and Xerox.  ContentGuard is
jointly owned by Pendrell Corporation and Time Warner, Inc. (NYSE: TWX). For
more information about ContentGuard and its licensing programs, visit


Pendrell Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is a fully integrated
intellectual property (IP) investment, advisory services and asset management
firm. Pendrell seeks to invest in or acquire companies or assets that represent
unique, foundational intellectual property rights with outstanding growth
potential. Pendrell is headquartered in  Kirkland, Washington, with offices in 
Berkeley,  Los Angeles  and  Washington, DC. For more information, visit

SOURCE  Pendrell Corporation

Christopher Doherty, Pendrell Corporation, 1-425-278-7102,

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