Amphion Innovations plc Partner Company, DataTern,
Signs Third IP License Agreement
London and New York, 27 November 2008 – Amphion Innovations plc (LSE: AMP) (“Amphion”), today announces that DataTern, Inc., has signed a non-exclusive license for its key ObjectSpark™ database patents with one of the top ten commercial banks in the world. This is the third deal since DataTern commenced licensing of this product in June 2008. The terms of the license agreement are in line with management’s expectations about the value and breadth of this technology.
Joseph Flicek, DataTern’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “Following the license agreements with RedHat and VISA, this third license, signed with another leading financial institution, reinforces the strength of DataTern’s technology licensing programme. We are currently in active discussions with another ten major corporations and we are looking forward to a further rollout of our licensing programme in the coming months.”
DataTern, Inc., wholly owned by Amphion Innovations plc, was established in order to commercialize selected intellectual property opportunities in partnership with Amphion’s Partner Companies.
Richard Morgan, Chief Executive Officer of Amphion, said, “This licensing agreement is another step forward for both DataTern and Amphion. We continue to believe that DataTern’s activities will create significant added value for Amphion’s shareholders as the ObjectSpark™ technologies have utility in many industries. Intellectual property is core to Amphion’s proven company building process. Amphion’s Partner Companies currently own or control over 150 separately identified pieces of intellectual property, a number which is growing rapidly each year. Amphion continues to seek value creation in the worldwide intellectual property industry for its Partner Companies’ growing intellectual property portfolios. ”
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About Amphion Innovations plc
Amphion (LSE: AMP) builds shareholder value in high growth companies in the medical and technology sectors, by using a focused, hands-on company building approach, based on decades of experience in both the US and UK. Amphion has significant shareholding in 10 Partner Companies, developing proven technologies targeting substantial commercial marketplaces, each in excess of $1 billion. Each Partner Company is chosen with the goal of achieving an exit valuation in excess of $100 million.
On the web: www.amphionplc.com
About DataTern, Inc.
DataTern owns and develops critical technology that provides next generation software solutions for our customers. DataTern’s patented product offering include ObjectSpark® Technologies, which allow customers to develop their own customized data services layers, making the company’s offerings valuable to most industries, including automotive, banking, chemical, communications, financial, government, healthcare, insurance, pharmaceutical, trading, and many others.
Non-exclusive licenses for DataTern’s technologies and patents are available on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms. For licensing terms, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
On the web: www.datatern.com