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Worlds Inc


Founded in 1994, Worlds Inc. invented and patented technology to solve problems associated with large-scale 3D multi-user environments, known as virtual worlds.

Worlds secured an early priority date by filing a provisional application with the USPTO in Nov, 1995. Within a year, Worlds filed a non-provisional patent application, claiming the priority date of their 1995 provisional application.

Worlds has pursued additional claims associated with their invention through a series of continuing patent applications, amassing a substantial patent portfolio:

Filing Date Patent Number Issue Date
Nov 13, 1995 app 60/020,296 provisional
Nov 12, 1996 6,219,045 Apr 17, 2001
Aug 3, 2000 7,181,690 Feb 20, 2007
Nov 2, 2006 7,493,558 Feb 17, 2009
Jan 13, 2009 7,945,856 May 17, 2011
Mar 19, 2009 8,082,501 Dec 20, 2011
Mar 19, 2009 8,145,998 Mar 27, 2012
Apr 8, 2011 8,161,385 Apr 17, 2012
Apr 11, 2011 8,407,592 Mar 26, 2013
Jun 16, 2011 8,640,028 Jan 28, 2014

Their patent portfolio remains in force until Nov, 2016 (20 years from the filing date of their first non-provisional patent application).

Worlds v. Activision


On Mar 30, 2012, Worlds filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Activision. Worlds’ lawsuit seeks monetary damages as well as a permanent injunction barring the manufacture and sale of infringing devices. Additionally, the complaint accuses Activision of willfully infringing and seeks an award of exemplary damages, attorneys' fees, and related court costs.


Susman Godfrey is representing Worlds, without fee, unless the lawsuit is successful or is favorably settled out of court. Susman Godfrey is considered the top litigation boutique in the country. Max Tribble, lead counsel of Susman Godfrey, is the lead counsel for Worlds. Tribble has an extensive track record of patent infringement lawsuit wins and settlements for plaintiffs in lawsuits against large corporations, including:

Paltalk v. Microsoft

Mass Engineered Design v. Ergotron & Dell, et al

Sky Technologies v. Oracle

Sky Technologies v. IBM

November 30, 2016

The Unites States Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) issued a ruling in Bungie, Inc (Developer Partner of Activision Blizzard) v. Worlds, Inc. validating certain key patent claims governing multiplayer interaction. 12 Claims were validated over 3 Patents.

IPR PTAB Validation on Worlds Patent 8145998 Claims 2,3,7,8, 11-18

IPR PTAB Validation on Worlds Patent 7493558 Claims 5, 7

IPR PTAB Validation on Worlds Patent 7181690 Claims 4, 8, 13, 16

December 5th 2016:

Worlds (WDDD) as well owns  9.3%  of Marimed (Nasdaq; MRMD) as of the  12/31/16 financial statement

December 6th 2016

Worlds Inc. (OTC QB:WDDD) is a leading intellectual property developer and licensee of patents related to 3D online virtual worlds. The Company has a portfolio of 9 US patents (6,219,045; 7,181,690; 7,493,558; 7,945,856; 8,082,501; 8,145,998; 8,161,385 8,407,592& 8,640,028) for multi-server technology in 3D applications, notably Virtual Worlds. The earliest of these patents issued on an application filed November 12, 1996. A provisional patent application, serial number 60/020,296, was filed on November 13, 1995.

These patents are related to each other and disclose and claim systems and methods for enabling users to interact in a virtual space. Worlds Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Activision Blizzard, Inc., Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and Activision Publishing, Inc. in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts on March 30, 2012.

Activision's World of Warcraft and Call of Duty video games have been identified in the complaint as infringing on Worlds' patents. Max L Tribble, lead counsel of Susman Godfrey L.L.P, will be lead counsel for Worlds in the suit.

The Markman hearing for the patent infringement suit by Worlds Inc. against Activision Blizzard, Inc., Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and Activision Publishing, Inc. (Activision Blizzard et al) (Nasdaq: ATVI), was held October 3, 2014 to address various aspects of the infringement suit claims and how the words in the 11 disputed 'constructions' in the claims should be construed for jury consideration. On June 26, 2015 Judge Denise Casper of the United District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled in favor of certain Worlds key definitions and interpretations governing the construction claims. Activision Blizzard the defendant in this action became “time-barred” to file an action to challenge the Patents using the only “other” venue that has the authority to disqualify the patents, The United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

December 6th 2016: 
Worlds current Federal Trial is on mutual consent hold pending the disposition of the validation or denial action of the PTAB. The Company's principle goal will be to continue to grow its IP portfolio, while protecting and monetizing it through patent infringement litigation. In addition, Worlds Inc. intends to be active in the creation and acquisition of related digital media technologies and patents that complement their current patent portfolio and that broaden the features, versatility and reach of the technology to allow for its utilization in the broadest possible way.

December 20th 2016

Worlds to Appeal to Federal Circuit on PTAB Rulings, Claims Marketwire   "Press Releases"
BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/20/16 -- Worlds Inc. (OTCQB: WDDD) intends to file an appeal of recent Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) rulings to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit regarding Worlds' seminal technology that has been fundamental to the development of massively multiplayer online role-playing gaming (MMORPG) into a $20-billion dollar industry. Worlds' current investors plan to exercise their warrants to fund the appeals and ongoing business operations.

August 25, 2017
Appellate Case #17-1481 

Bungie, Inc. files a reply to the Unites States Court Of Appeals arguing that Worlds IPR case should be upheld from the previous PTAB (Patent Trial and Appeal Board) Order. The PTAB is an Executive Branch Agency empowered by Congress under the American Invents Act- Currently under scrutiny by the Supreme Court under
Oil States Energy Services LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC  Case 16-712 ). The filing  for Bungie is open as of 8/29/2017 included below:

**UPDATED** Worlds Reply Brief to Bungies Reply of the above 9/22/2017
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#26349  Sticky Note Max Tribble Worlds Attorney won vs. Microsoft. PatentPlays 08/23/17 09:57:37 AM
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#28115   I agree with you " Let's get the Patience to success 10/16/17 09:48:05 PM
#28114   Hello, They said in a statement about 9 months KidTraderDontHate 10/16/17 08:29:25 PM
#28112   100% ACCURATE INFORMATION op1 10/16/17 08:00:11 PM
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#28110   Still no acknowledgment that rolling of notes, BY 22na22 10/16/17 07:09:28 PM
#28109   Quote New cases likely to be filed shortly after Patience to success 10/16/17 07:06:26 PM
#28106   Times are a changen ? Long term 10/16/17 05:03:10 PM
#28105   AGreed. madprophet 10/16/17 03:29:31 PM
#28104   Anybody see on pacer yet the briefs due madprophet 10/16/17 03:20:54 PM
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#28097   Thought I had bought 5K at .031, WhiteOwl 10/16/17 09:06:39 AM
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#28092   I don't think Wifi One will give us madprophet 10/14/17 02:20:02 PM
#28091   Smart money (which are institutional investors with ACTUAL AlphaInvestor8 10/14/17 02:11:28 PM
#28090   Appreciate the cogent and realistic comments, while we sellhibylo 10/14/17 11:28:01 AM
#28089   No worries, hope we both do rather well madprophet 10/13/17 11:28:53 PM
#28088   DOubt any new buyers are getting in before madprophet 10/13/17 02:58:28 PM
#28087   Crazy trading action. madprophet 10/13/17 02:54:49 PM
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#28085   Really! I would have thought that would WhiteOwl 10/13/17 12:37:10 PM
#28084   I did not have the funds to risk WhiteOwl 10/13/17 12:30:20 PM
#28083   Wifi one within two weeks!?! No uptick yet Bescaredxx 10/13/17 11:50:54 AM
#28081   I expect some volume increase next week. madprophet 10/13/17 01:46:26 AM
#28079   This means it is a great time to WhatNestEgg 10/13/17 12:49:50 AM
#28078   I want to buy more of this. Anytime AlphaInvestor8 10/13/17 12:16:49 AM
#28077   I managed to get 5K earlier this week. tradetrak 10/13/17 12:03:15 AM
#28076   Congrats. I got expired at .032 Order placed tradetrak 10/12/17 11:58:44 PM
#28075   Had a bid in at. .032 but no takers. tradetrak 10/12/17 11:56:20 PM
#28074   I want to buy more of this. WhatNestEgg 10/12/17 08:58:03 PM
#28073   Trading action today was really trying to bring madprophet 10/12/17 08:36:13 PM
#28072   ANy new pacers postings about the conflict of madprophet 10/12/17 08:33:31 PM
#28071   I bought in starting around the .15-.22 range madprophet 10/12/17 08:32:44 PM
#28070   Yes, I bought my first shares ar .46. WhiteOwl 10/12/17 07:09:21 PM
#28069   WhiteOwl, I admire you keep add share all time, Patience to success 10/12/17 06:36:43 PM
#28068   Got filled ar .031. Used my options WhiteOwl 10/12/17 03:10:58 PM
#28067   Great explanation. An idiot should understand this imo. WhiteOwl 10/12/17 11:45:32 AM
#28066   I'm on the bidlist as well. Amazing that MScott1 10/12/17 11:19:53 AM
#28065   I have my order in at .031. WhiteOwl 10/12/17 11:13:06 AM
#28063   Did you even read what we were talking MScott1 10/12/17 08:56:12 AM
#28062   Even though less than fees? Just a joke!! Luckyus 10/12/17 05:40:08 AM
#28061   LOL! To those thinking the 'stock is being manipulated' AlphaInvestor8 10/12/17 12:40:15 AM
#28060   Go look at historical prices the last month madprophet 10/11/17 08:59:44 PM
#28059   And seem it worked out very well by Luckyus 10/11/17 05:33:00 PM
#28057   Perhaps if several of us copy the pattern Long term 10/11/17 03:39:22 PM