AOL Enters into a License Agreement under BASCOM's U.S. Patent 5,987,606
Hauppauge, New York—January, 24, 2012—-BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with AOL Inc. under BASCOM's U.S. Patent No. 5,987,606. This patent encompasses various inventions relating to Internet filtering to keep Internet use safe for children and appropriate for employees.
Filtering systems with BASCOM's intellectual property provide a secure Internet experience with an unmatched level of end-user control and flexibility, empowering employers and parents with the tools necessary to filter Internet content in a way that is not available in traditional filtering systems.
"We are pleased to welcome AOL into a mutually beneficial license relationship with BASCOM," said BASCOM's CEO, Peter Cirasole.
This license agreement resolves the prior patent infringement litigation between the parties. Representing BASCOM in that matter were Stone & Magnanini LLP and Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP.
BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., Hauppauge, NY, is an innovative software development and professional services firm specializing in patented security and curriculum enhancement solutions that ensure the safe and effective use of the Internet. Since its founding, BASCOM has produced network security and filtering software, mobile filtering software, Internet curriculum building tools, and community building Web portals. BASCOM makes its core technology and intellectual property available through OEMs, Value Added Resellers (VARs), network integrators and Internet Service Providers (ISPs). For more information please visit www.bascom.com.