August 20, 2013
Cassidian Communications, Inc. and Solacom Technologies Resolve Patent Action, Sign Patent License and Resale Agreement
TEMECULA, Calif., August 2013 – Cassidian Communications, Inc., an EADS North America company, announces today its resolution with Solacom Technologies, bringing the action involving U.S. Patent No. 6,744,858 (the “‘858 Patent,"), to an amicable close. The ‘858 Patent (System and Method for Supporting Multiple Call Centers), describes a methodology for performing IP 9-1-1 selective routing over a wide area network.
As a result of the resolution, Solacom Technologies is now a licensee of Cassidian Communications ‘858 Patent, allowing the company to utilize the call routing system and methodology the patent describes.
Additionally, the two parties have entered into a purchase and resale agreement whereby Cassidian Communications, Inc. will resell certain Solacom Technologies’ products.
“We are very pleased that Solacom now holds a license to the ‘858 Patent,” said Bob Freinberg, Chief Executive Officer for Cassidian Communications. “We look forward to fostering our mutually beneficial business relationship as this cooperation provides value to the public safety community.”
Questions pertaining to the Cassidian Communications patent, its application or the company’s licensing activities should be directed to Jeff Wittek, available by phone at 951.719.2100 or via email at jeff.wittek@CassidianCommunications.com.
The terms of the agreement between Cassidian Communications, Inc. and Solacom Technologies are confidential.
About Cassidian Communications (www.CassidianCommunications.com)
Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, is a global leader and trusted source for mission-critical communications technologies, including NG9-1-1 call taking systems, emergency notification solutions and services, and P25 land mobile radio networks and LTE. For over four decades, Cassidian Communications has upheld its promise to keep people connected when it matters most, consistently designing solutions with an open mind and creating smarter, more effective ways to ensure communities are safe. For Cassidian Communications, CRITICAL MATTERS™. The company is headquartered in Temecula, Calif., with facilities located in Richardson, Texas, Franklin, Tenn. and Gatineau, Quebec.
About EADS North America (www.eadsnorthamerica.com)
EADS North America is the U.S.-based operation of EADS, a global leader in aerospace, defense, and related services. EADS contributes more than $14 billion to the U.S. economy annually and supports over 225,000 American jobs through its network of suppliers. EADS North America, headquartered in Herndon, Va., offers a broad array of advanced solutions to meet U.S. military and commercial requirements, including fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, homeland security systems, public safety communications, defense electronics and avionics, and threat detection systems.