October 13, 2023

Lawsuit is aimed at protecting Cerence’s advanced R&D and innovation efforts

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cerence Inc. (NASDAQ: CRNC), AI for a world in motion, today announced the filing of a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Cerence and its predecessors have a rich history of innovation and technological achievement, resulting in a large, international patent portfolio. The lawsuit against Samsung covers certain core Cerence technologies, including industry-leading voice recognition, handwriting recognition, and wake-up words. These technologies are foundational to Cerence’s product portfolio and its work with the world’s leading mobility OEMs.

“Cerence has full confidence in the strength of its patent portfolio and plans to vigorously defend its intellectual property rights,” said Jennifer Salinas, SVP & General Counsel, Cerence. “This lawsuit against Samsung is necessary to protect significant R&D and other investments, as well as our deep heritage and culture of innovation. We remain committed to having our intellectual property rights respected and enforced.”

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About Cerence Inc.
Cerence (NASDAQ: CRNC) is the global industry leader in creating unique, moving experiences for the mobility world. As an innovation partner to the world’s leading automakers and mobility OEMs, it is helping advance the future of connected mobility through intuitive, AI-powered interaction between humans and their vehicles, connecting consumers’ digital lives to their daily journeys no matter where they are. Cerence’s track record is built on more than 20 years of knowledge and 475 million cars shipped with Cerence technology. Whether it’s connected cars, autonomous driving, e-vehicles, or two-wheelers, Cerence is mapping the road ahead. For more information, visit www.cerence.com.

Contact Information

For Media: Kate Hickman | Tel: 339-215-4583 | Email: kate.hickman@cerence.com

For Investors: Rich Yerganian | Tel: 617-987-4799 | Email: richard.yerganian@cerence.com

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