Single Touch Systems Inc. (OTC BB: SITO), a technology based mobile media solutions provider that enables businesses, advertisers and brands to easily connect with customers through its patented technologies, announced today that it has sent a “Letter of Notification” to Amazon.com, Inc. regarding Single Touch’s issued patents directed to streaming and routing media, including U.S. Patent Nos. 7,054,949, 7,191,244, 7,689,706, and 8,015,307. The letter was sent on behalf of Single Touch by attorneys Polsinelli Shugart, P.C.
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Single Touch Systems, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Single Touch R&D, IP Inc., has a current portfolio of 18 issued and additional pending patents related to mobile search, commerce, advertising and streaming media. “Protecting our intellectual property is a top priority; we built our company on top of a strong and diverse Patent portfolio and we will not stand down to defend it,” noted Anthony Macaluso, Single Touch’s Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer.