Engine Media Announces Patent Infringement Complaint Against FanDuel


TORONTO, July 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Engine Media Holdings, Inc. (“Engine” or the “Company”; TSX-V: GAME; NASDAQ: GAME), a company providing sports and esports gaming experiences and solutions media focused on influencer marketing, game data and analytics, and programmatic advertising, today announced that its subsidiary Winview Inc. has taken action in United States District Court of the District of New Jersey against FanDuel, Inc., alleging infringement of patents owned by Winview. The Company is represented in this matter by Morgan chu Irell & Manella, LLP and Thomas R. Curtin by McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP.

The lawsuit alleges that various game services provided by FanDuel infringe U.S. Patent No. 9,878,243 to Winview (the “243 Patent”) entitled “Methodology for Equalizing Systemic Latencies in Television Reception in Relation to Skill Games Played. in connection with live television programming ”. and U.S. Patent No. 10,721,543 (the “‘543 Patent”) entitled “Method and System for Managing Client Resources and Assets for Activities on Computing Devices”. The action seeks the recovery of damages and other appropriate remedies.

Tom rogers, Executive Chairman of Engine Media, said: “This action, which follows our recent action against DraftKings, is a continuation of our efforts to enforce our extensive portfolio of patents, many of which relate to betting technologies. sports and mobile online games. We will continue to assess how we can protect our intellectual property. “

About Engine Media Holdings, Inc.

Engine Media Holdings Inc. is listed on the stock exchange under the ticker symbol (TSX-V: GAME) (NASDAQ: GAME). The organization is focused on developing high-end consumer experiences and unmatched technology and content solutions for partners in the esports, news and games industry. The company’s subsidiaries include Stream Hatchet; the world leader in game video distribution analytics; Eden Games , a high-end video game developer and publisher with numerous console and mobile game franchises; WinView Games, an industry innovator in second screen live games for audiences at live events; UMG, an end-to-end competitive esports platform for the professional and amateur esports community to deliver tournaments, matches and award nomination content; and Frankly Media, a digital publishing platform that enables broadcasters to create, distribute and monetize content across all channels. Engine Media generates revenue through a combination of subscription fees and direct-to-consumer sales; streaming technology and SaaS data offerings; programmatic advertising and sponsorships. To date, the combined companies’ customers include more than 1,200 television, print and radio brands, dozens of games and technology companies, and are connected to hundreds of millions of homes around the world. through their content, distribution and technology services.

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SOURCE Engine Media Holdings, Inc.

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