OpenTV files patent counterclaims against Yahoo!
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OpenTV files patent counterclaims against Yahoo!

San Francisco, California, April 12, 2016 – The Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) announced today that its OpenTV, Inc. subsidiary has filed patent infringement counterclaims against Yahoo! Inc. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The counterclaims allege that Yahoo infringes ten U.S. patents owned by OpenTV and identify several infringing products and services, including Yahoo Smart TV, Yahoo Connected TV, Yahoo TV, Yahoo interactive video advertisements, Yahoo fantasy gaming and Yahoo Screen. OpenTV’s filing also responds to a complaint for declaratory judgment filed by Yahoo on January 21, 2016. 

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The Kudelski Group is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (SIX:KUD:S). It is a world leader in digital security; its technologies are used in a wide range of services and applications requiring access control and rights management to secure the revenues of content owners and service providers for digital television. The Group also offers cyber security solutions and services focused on helping companies assess risks and vulnerabilities and protect their data and systems. The Kudelski Group is also a technology leader in the area of access control and management of people or vehicles to sites and events. The Kudelski Group holds over 4,500 issued and pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland. For more information, please visit

Phil Mundwiller
Kudelski Group
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Head of Corporate Communications
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