Patent News | "e.Digital Patent Reexamination Update "

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SAN DIEGO, CA, Apr 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- e.Digital Corporation EDIG +37.25%  , a leading innovator of dedicated portable entertainment systems and patented flash memory-related technology, today reported that it will request amendment of its patent US 5,491,774 in response to a rejection of certain claims from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) which was recently received. As is customary, e.Digital expects to incorporate modifications to certain rejected claims while leaving a majority of US 5,491,774 claims unchanged. The Company expects, but cannot assure, that the planned modifications will overcome the rejection and further believes the modifications could clarify and strengthen its ability to enforce future infringement of US 5,491,774.

A copy of the USPTO action, "Reexam-Final Rejection," can be found on the USPTO Public PAIR website, , by referencing application number 90/011,302.

About e.Digital Corporation: For more than 20 years, e.Digital's ideas and inventions have impacted the evolution of consumer products. Today, e.Digital innovations, including its Flash-R(TM) portfolio of flash memory-related patents, are essential to many portable consumer electronic products. The Company pioneered dedicated portable in-flight entertainment systems and more than 30 airlines have made e.Digital powered products their in-flight entertainment choice. For more information about e.Digital, please visit: .

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