Roxio Settles Prassi Lawsuit
Milpitas, Calif., June 14, 2001 - Roxio, Inc. (Nasdaq:ROXI), The Digital Media Company, today announced the settlement of its lawsuit with Prassi Software USA, Inc. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, Roxio received $2,000,000 from Prassi as well as the assignment by Prassi of its alleged intellectual property rights in the products known as CD Right! and CD Right! Plus and the code comprising these products.
"We are pleased with the successful conclusion and outcome of our litigation with Prassi," said Tom Shea, Chief Operating Officer of Roxio. "We remain unwavering in our ongoing commitment to protect and defend Roxio's intellectual property in our efforts to maintain and strengthen our technology leadership position."
Roxio, a division of Sonic Solutions, develops and markets the best-selling digital media software in the world. Roxio offers award-winning software products for CD/DVD burning, photo editing and video editing and has an installed base of over 150 million
users. Roxio distributes its products globally through strategic partnerships with major hardware manufacturers, through leading
retailers, through Internet partnerships and through direct sales at www.roxio.com. Roxio's
parent company, Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC;
http://www.sonic.com) is the leader in digital media software and provides a broad range of software
tools and applications for creative professionals, business and home users and technology partners. Sonic's products range from professional
DVD authoring systems and interactive content delivery technologies that are used to produce the majority of Hollywood movies released on DVD,
to the award-winning Roxio- and Sonic-branded CD and DVD creation, playback and backup applications that have become the premiere solutions
for consumers and business users worldwide. Sonic's AuthorScript® is the de facto standard for CD and DVD burning and formatting and has
been licensed by major software and hardware manufacturers, including Adobe, Broadcom, Microsoft, Scientific-Atlanta, Sony, and many others.
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