NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherix Incorporated (NASDAQ : SPEX ) a technology development company committed to the fostering of innovative ideas, today announced that it held its Annual Shareholder Meeting.
In addition, Robert Vander Zanden, Chairman of the Board of Spherix, stated at the adjournment of yesterday's meeting, "Spherix is committed to increasing shareholder value. As part of that commitment, I am pleased to announce that it is our intent to dividend out to our Spherix shareholders some of the Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. stock that Spherix acquired in July. The total number of shares to be distributed and the timing of that distribution has not been determined. We will provide the specifics once they have been made, but it is our hope to make that distribution to our shareholders in the first half of 2018."
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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