Exceptional Patents, Exceptional People

Personalized Media Communications (PMC) owns a fundamental patent portfolio relating to the control of networked equipment, including online and mobile environments. John Harvey, PMC’s founder, first disclosed the inventions in 1981.

All of PMC’s patents claim priority from 1981 or 1987 and have terms lasting until at least 2027 with many lasting until the 2030’s. PMC's portfolio consists of nearly 100 issued patents.

PMC’s licensing strategy focuses on mutually beneficial business outcomes. This approach has resulted in licenses with clients including Cisco Systems, DirecTV, Motorola, Sony, and Zynga.

PMC Wins in Rovi Dispute

An Order for Declaratory Relief and Final Judgement entered in the Eastern District of Texas on November 22, 2017 has ended a long running license dispute between Personalized Media Communications LLC (“PMC”) and Rovi Corporation (“Rovi”
now known as TiVo) in favor of PMC.

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