PrinterOn Settles Patent-Infringement Settlement with Uniguest, Also Plans on Long-Term Business Relationship with Uniguest
PrinterOn and Uniguest have announced that they’ve reached a global settlement that includes the dismissal of PrinterOn’s current lawsuit against Uniguest. PrinterOn also says it’s planning for a long-term business relationship with Uniguest. The terms of the settlement are confidential.
As we reported in October 2013, PrinterOn, a Canadian company that markets wireless mobile-printing solutions, filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against competitor BreezyPrint and its contracted provider Uniguest in Texas federal court. PrinterOn alleged that both companies of knowingly infringing upon PrinterOn’s cloud-based wireless mobile-printing and management-technology patents.
PrinterOn says its mobile printing solution is deployed in over 50 countries and enables users to securely print from any smartphone, tablet, or laptop to printers at over 10,000 PrinterOn locations.
PrinterOn’s lawsuit alleged that Uniguest willfully infringed upon four PrinterOn patents protecting network-resource access systems and control systems. The patents in question are United States Patents No. 6,990,527, No. 7,007,093, No. 7,249,188, and No. 7,827,293, collectively known as the “PrinterOn Patents.”
“PrinterOn is pleased to have resolved its dispute with Uniguest, a long term valued partner,” commented Angus Cunningham, CEO of PrinterOn. “This settlement enables us to focus on licensing opportunities in the cloud services space.”
“We are glad to have reached a settlement with PrinterOn and look forward to continuing our long term business relationship with PrinterOn,” said John Bearden, CEO of Uniguest.
PrinterOn is the world’s leading Enterprise-grade Mobile Printing Platform. PrinterOn has been delivering mobile printing solutions for 13 years to four major verticals: enterprise, education, public and home. PrinterOn was the first to develop a cloud printing solution and uses cloud technology to enable users to print documents from any smartphone, tablet, or laptop to any PrinterOn-enabled printer in the world. There are over 10,000 PrinterOn public printing locations worldwide.
The PrinterOn mobile printing solution is the only patent protected, fully agnostic solution in the market today with the ability to connect disparate networks into one simple-to-manage enterprise or hosted solution. PrinterOn has been deployed in corporations, hotels, universities, airports, libraries in over 120 countries. Since its inception in 2000, users of PrinterOn have printed over 60 million pages. PrinterOn technology is protected in the U.S. and internationally by issued and pending patents including US Patents 7,007,093, 7,249,188, 6,990,527 and 7,827,293.
For more than 27 years, Uniguest has been dedicated to elevating customer satisfaction and their access to important, timely and accurate information for some of the world’s most recognizable brands. Our expertise in total device management and information delivery solutions enable companies to effectively communicate with their audiences on any device, anywhere, at anytime. Uniguest’s communication touchpoint products include fixed and mobile devices, public-use computers, business centers, digital signage and a variety of interactive kiosks. All are powered by the Uniguest Platform. For more information visit www.uniguest.com.