CHELMSFORD, Mass., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Office Media Network has
been named as a defendant in a patent infringement suit filed in the United
States District Court for the District of Delaware. The suit was filed by
Captivate Network, a division of Gannett Satellite Network, Inc. which is a
subsidiary of Gannett Co., Inc.
The complaint alleges that OMN infringes upon U.S. Patent Nos.
6,288,688, 6,622,826, 6,981,576, and 7,270,219, all owned by Captivate. The
'688, '826, '576, and '219 patents each describe an elevator display
system, which allows for the distribution and display of short messages in
elevator cabs. Each of the patents further describes a method for providing
information to the display units. Because OMN had been put on notice of the
patents, the complaint alleges that OMN's infringement has been and
continues to be willful and seeks damages, attorney's fees and an
Captivate Network was the first to capitalize on an untapped
advertising market by utilizing displays in elevators in office towers.
Installed in office buildings throughout North America, Captivate Network's
system delivers advertising, news, and entertainment information.
About Captivate Network
Captivate Network (http://www.captivate.com), is the North American
news and entertainment network that delivers quality programming and
advertising to a highly desirable and targeted audience during the workday,
when they are making business and personal buying decisions. Captivate is
one of the most effective advertising vehicles available, earning a high
47% average ad recall, according to Millward Brown studies. Captivate's
network is seen in a distraction-free viewing environment, on wireless
flat-panel television screens in the elevators of premier office towers
across North America. Currently, Captivate is seen on over 8,200 screens,
delivering more than 54.5 million impressions per month. Headquartered in
Massachusetts with offices throughout North America, Captivate Network is a
Gannett Co., Inc. is a leading international news and information
company that publishes 90 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY,
the nation's largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns nearly
1,000 non-daily publications in the USA and USA WEEKEND, a weekly newspaper
magazine. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom's second
largest regional newspaper company. Newsquest publishes nearly 300 titles,
including 18 daily newspapers, and a network of prize-winning Web sites.
Gannett also operates 23 television stations in the United States and is an
Internet leader with sites sponsored by its TV stations and newspapers
including USATODAY.com, one of the most popular news sites on the Web.
SOURCE Captivate Network