Rovi Renews Patent License Agreement for Entertainment Discovery Portfolio with Sony

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--()--Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ:ROVI) today announced that Rovi has renewed its worldwide license agreement with Sony Corporation. The multi-year agreement continues to provide Sony with a license to use Rovi’s entertainment discovery patent portfolio for its consumer electronics devices worldwide.

Rovi’s patents power entertainment discovery to help consumers navigate content across multiple screens and devices. With more than 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide, Rovi’s extensive entertainment discovery patent portfolio covers a wide range of digital entertainment capabilities including interactive program guides, search and recommendations, and multi-screen experiences that power personalized entertainment.

About Rovi Corporation

Rovi is leading the way to a more personalized entertainment experience. The company’s pioneering guides, metadata and recommendations continue to drive program search and navigation on millions of devices across the globe. With a new generation of cloud-based discovery capabilities and emerging solutions for interactive advertising and audience analytics, Rovi is enabling premier brands worldwide to increase their reach, drive consumer satisfaction and create a better entertainment experience across multiple screens. Rovi holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Discover more about Rovi at Rovicorp.com.

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Contacts

Rovi Corporation
Stacey Hurwitz, +1 617-710-9171
Stacey.Hurwitz@rovicorp.com

Release Summary

Rovi Corporation announced that Rovi has renewed its worldwide license agreement with Sony Corporation.

Contacts

Rovi Corporation
Stacey Hurwitz, +1 617-710-9171
Stacey.Hurwitz@rovicorp.com