VirnetX™ Holding Corporation announced today that it has been granted four new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office: U.S. Patent No. 8,554,899, Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure Domain Names; U.S. Patent No. 8,560,705, System and Method Employing an Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure Domain Names; U.S. Patent No. 8,571,025, Third Party VPN Certification; and U.S. Patent No. 8,572,247, Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure Domain Names.
Ten new mobile security patents have been granted to VirnetX in 2013. Since 2006, VirnetX has been granted 75 (24 U.S., 51 International) new patents related to Internet security.
Patent development is attributed to the VirnetX research and development team, headed by VirnetX Chief Technical Officer and Chief Scientist, Dr. Robert Dunham Short III, which includes the scientists who created the original inventions that are the basis of VirnetX’s patent portfolio.
“We are pleased to announce new patents for what we believe is one of the most important patent portfolios for securing the mobile markets,” said Kendall Larsen, VirnetX CEO and President. “We believe these patents strengthen our patent portfolio and will further support our ongoing licensing efforts to companies seeking to achieve compliance with 3GPP LTE Advanced standards.”