US Patent Office Grants Patent for Destiny Media's Digital Media Distribution System
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, December 16, 2008 -- Destiny Media Technologies (OTCBB- DSNY), the global leader in the secure distribution of pre-release music to radio and other trusted recipients and provider of instant play streaming media, is pleased to announce that it has received an issue notification from the United States Patent & Trademark Office advising that Destiny’s patent application “Digital Media Distribution Method and System” will issue today as United States Patent Number 7466823. The patent will be granted for a term of twenty years from March 3, 2000 plus a 546 day term adjustment.
Steve Vestergaard, Destiny CEO comments, “Play MPE® is the only digital media distribution system for pre-release music protected by a US patent and a global filing with the World Intellectual Property Organization (Publication No. WO 01/65796). This protection follows on the heels of our announcement of the initiation of the certification process with the Content Delivery and Storage Association. As our system becomes recognized as the global standard, we are pleased to be able to assure our customers that their music and other media is protected by the only secure, patented and certified solution.”
Destiny has also filed for a second patent for its innovative watermarking technology, Methods For Watermarking Media Data (USPTO Publication No. 20080098022). This second patent application was published in April, 2008 and is currently in front of a USPTO examiner for consideration. These two technologies provide the core security for the Play MPE™ system which is used to securely distribute songs, music videos, radio shows, digital promos. and other content from artists represented by the world’s largest record labels including: Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, EMI, Sony BMG and numerous independent record labels to radio and music reviewers across the globe.
About Destiny Media Technologies
Destiny (www.dsny.com) is a software development company which provides tools that some of the world's largest media companies use to distribute their content on the Internet. Products include Play MPE®, Clipstream® and Radio Destiny™.
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