Tue, 08/11/2009

2009 Press Releases

RealNetworks Response to RealDVD Preliminary Injunction Ruling

SEATTLE — August 11, 2009 — Digital entertainment services company RealNetworks, and its subsidiary RealNetworks Home Entertainment, issued the following statement:

Today, Judge Marilyn Patel in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an initial ruling on RealDVD.

"We are disappointed that a preliminary injunction has been placed on the sale of RealDVD. We have just received the Judge's detailed ruling and are reviewing it. After we have done so fully, we'll determine our course of action and will have more to say at that time."

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RealNetworks, Inc. delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real created the streaming media category in 1995 and has continued to lead the market with pioneering products and services, including: RealPlayer®, the first mainstream media player to enable one-click downloading and recording of Internet video; the award-winning Rhapsody® digital music service, which delivers more than 1 billion songs per year; RealArcade®, one of the largest casual games destinations on the Web; and a variety of mobile entertainment services, such as ringback tones, offered to consumers through leading wireless carriers around the world. RealNetworks' corporate information is located at www.realnetworks.com/company.