Spherix Chief Executive Officer to Speak at Industry Conference

Anthony Hayes to Speak at NPE 2016, Only Conference Focused Specifically on the Non-Practicing Entity (NPE) Industry

Mar 11, 2016, 08:51 ET from Spherix Incorporated

BETHESDA, Md., March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: SPEX) -- an intellectual property development company committed to the fostering and monetization of intellectual property and the advancement of technology, today announced that Anthony Hayes, Chief Executive Officer of Spherix, will speak at the second annual NPE conference. The conference is held at the Covene Event Center in the Financial District of New York City on March 22, 2016.

This event is the only one of its kind to focus specifically on the non-practicing entity (NPE) industry. It brings together leaders from the sector and the wider IP community to discuss the challenges, pitfalls and opportunities of running a licensing business in today's climate. Mr. Hayes will speak during the "Running an NPE" segment.

Mr. Hayes commented, "Our industry continues to evolve, and I am looking forward to discussing the challenges, and more importantly, our strategic responses, to the issues facing our industry. Spherix has had an interesting journey, and our new strategy, which creates a larger and more diversified effort to monetize our portfolio of assets, can serve as an intriguing model for others in our space." 

More information on this conference can be found at http://www.iam-events.com/NPE/2016.

About Spherix
Spherix is committed to advancing innovation by active participation in all areas of the patent market. Spherix draws on portfolios of pioneering technology patents to partner with and support product innovation. Spherix has acquired over 100 patents from Rockstar Consortium Inc., and several hundred patents issued to Harris Corporation, covering a variety of methods and components involved in switching, routing, networking, optical and telecommunication sectors.

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