Viztone Ltd is a company that owns a number of generic Patents relevant to the mobile phone industry specifically in relation to person to person mobile marketing.
The patents relate to the delivery of “video ring back tones” and “video ring tones“. Viztone’s patents are granted in the UK and Australia and in the US. In addition there is one further application in the US (filed 2001). This application is expected to proceed to grant in due course.
The Viztone patents apply equally to ANY communication device (when used for personal communication) including TV, notepad, PC and mobile phone.
Independent legal opinion has confirmed that Viztone has prima facie rights to license, freedoms to operate, and is protected from competition in an environment that has huge, untapped potential.
Patent details are:
Patent No Filing Date Notes
US 8,001,000 6th Sept 2001 Improvements to telecoms systems
US 09/858,174 (Application) 15th May 2001 Improvements to telecoms systems
GB 2365672B 14TH May 2001 Improvements related to telecoms
Aus AU 779371 16th May 2001 Improvements related to telecoms