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Rovi and Google Enter Multi-Year Patent License Agreement


Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) announced Thursday that it has signed a multi-year patent licensing agreement with Google NASDAQ: GOOG). The agreement provides a license under Rovi's interactive program guide patent portfolio for set-top boxes, as well as online and mobile platforms.

"Our agreement with Google continues the growth and relevance of our patent licensing program for not only traditional platforms, but also new media experiences across multiple screens," said Samir Armaly, EVP, Worldwide Intellectual Property & Licensing, Rovi. "We are pleased that the relevance of our intellectual property in this space continues to be recognized by leading companies such as Google."

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