ViaSat Brings Additional Lawsuit Against Space Systems/Loral for Patent Infringement

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), an innovator in satellite and other wireless networking systems and services, has filed an additional complaint for patent infringement against Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) related to the ongoing, unauthorized, and willful use of ViaSat technologies. ViaSat is asserting three recently issued patents in the new complaint related to technology ViaSat developed for its groundbreaking 100+ Gbps ViaSat-1 satellite. The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. ViaSat is seeking monetary damages and a permanent injunction to prevent SS/L from continuing to use ViaSat technology in the design and manufacture of SS/L satellites. 

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About ViaSat (www.viasat.com)

ViaSat delivers fast, secure communications, Internet, and network access to virtually any location for consumers, governments, enterprises, and the military. The company offers fixed and mobile satellite network services including Exede® by ViaSat, which features ViaSat-1, the world's highest capacity satellite; service to more than 2,300 mobile platforms, including Yonder® Ku-band mobile service; satellite broadband networking systems; and network-centric military communication systems and cybersecurity products for the U.S. and allied governments. ViaSat also offers communication system design and a number of complementary products and technologies. Based in Carlsbad, California, ViaSat employs over 2,800 people in a number of locations worldwide for technology development, customer service, and network operations.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements include, among others, statements that refer to the type of relief that may be granted by the Court and the probability of a successful outcome with respect to the litigation. Readers are cautioned that actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include: ability to successfully litigate the case, and discovery of negative or unanticipated facts and circumstances in the litigation. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in our SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, including our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.

Exede and Yonder are registered trademarks of ViaSat Inc.

SOURCE ViaSat Inc.



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