VirnetX™ Holding Corporation announced today that it has been granted three new patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office: U.S. Patent No. 8,516,131, System and method employing an agile network protocol for secure communications using secure domain names; U.S. Patent No. 8,516,117, Agile network protocol for secure communications with assured system availability, and U.S. Patent No. 8,521,888, System and method employing an agile network protocol for secure communications using secure domain names.
The three new patents are included in VirnetX’s essential patents declaration to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS).
“These new patents strengthen our patent portfolio covering LTE Advanced security, ” said Kendall Larsen, VirnetX CEO and President. “We believe a license to our portfolio of essential patents will be required for achieving full compliance with the 3GPP LTE Advanced standards including Release 10 and beyond.”