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Macrovision Continues Expansion of European Patent Licensing with LG Electronics

Company Release - 7/30/2008 8:30 AM ET


Macrovision Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:MVSN) announced today that it has entered into a patent license agreement with LG Electronics Inc. (LG) for the European market. The multi-year agreement includes a patent license allowing LG to incorporate interactive program guides (IPGs) in televisions and digital recorders distributed throughout Europe. LG is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics.

"We are very pleased to expand our European IPG patent licensing program to include LG," said Samir Armaly, senior vice president, patent licensing, Macrovision. "LG joins other leading European brands that have elected to take a license under our IPG patent portfolio."

About Macrovision Solutions Corporation

Macrovision is focused on providing a brilliantly simple digital home entertainment experience by delivering solutions to businesses to protect, enhance and distribute digital goods to consumers across multiple channels. Macrovision's technologies are deployed by companies in the entertainment, consumer electronics, cable and satellite, and online distribution markets to solve industry-specific challenges and bring greater value and a more robust user experience to their customers. The result of deploying Macrovision's solutions is a simple end user experience for discovering, acquiring, managing and enjoying digital content. Today, Macrovision provides connected middleware, metadata on music, games, movies and television programming, media recognition, interactive programming guides, and copy protection. The company also operates entertainment portals including and Macrovision holds over 3,500 issued or pending patents and patent applications worldwide. Macrovision is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with numerous offices across the United States and around the world including Japan, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom. More information about Macrovision can be found at

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Source: Macrovision Solutions Corporation

Contact: Text 100 for Macrovision Daniel Gamble, 00 44 20 8846 0761