Rovi and Google Enter in a New Multi-Year Patent License Agreement

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Posted on January 8, 2014 - Santa Clara, Calif.

Driving digital entertainment innovation, Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced that it has signed a new multi-year patent license agreement with Google.  The agreement, covering Google’s use of Rovi patented video discovery technologies worldwide, offers a broad license for Google’s product and services across Internet-based platforms and devices.

“Rovi is continuing to expand its technology and patent portfolio to improve the discovery of entertainment in all different types of environments,” said Samir Armaly, executive vice president, Worldwide Intellectual Property and Licensing at Rovi. “We are happy to work together with Google to move forward and support technology advancements that further consumers’ ability to find and enjoy content on the device of their choice.”

About Rovi Corporation

Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.

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