ClearOne Achieves Intellectual Property Milestone: Files 100th Patent Application

ClearOne_logo_black-0113SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ClearOne (NASDAQ: CLRO), a world leader in voice and visual communication solutions, today announced it has more than 100 patent grants and applications, including those accumulated by ClearOne through its acquisitions. To date, 61 of these patents have been granted with 39 more in process.

The company’s portfolio comprises present and future patent protection in five strategic categories: Audio Signal Processing, Video Conferencing, Multimedia Network Streaming, Wireless, and Industrial Design. These patents were filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and with international patent agencies in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

“The intellectual property developed in house and obtained through acquisitions over the past decade are strategically significant, and will contribute to the future value of the company,” said Zee Hakimoglu, Chairman and CEO of ClearOne. “Our global R&D team is the best and brightest in the industry at creating innovative and differentiated technologies that deliver both world-class business solutions to our customers, and sustained value to our shareholders.”

ClearOne is committed to investing in the growth of its patent portfolio to promote continuous research while protecting its innovations. It is well known in the industry for incorporating the latest new technologies into its expanding product lines.

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ClearOne is a global company that designs, develops and sells conferencing, collaboration, streaming and digital signage solutions for voice and visual communications. The performance and simplicity of its advanced, comprehensive solutions offer unprecedented levels of functionality, reliability, and scalability. More information about the company can be found at www.clearone.com

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