Haynes and Boone Advises TransData in Wireless Smart Electric Meter Patent Portfolio Licensing to M2M Engineering


DALLAS - Haynes and Boone, LLP has advised client TransData Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced solid-state electricity meters, in its licensing agreement of wireless smart electric meter patent portfolio (the “Smart Meter Patents”) to M2M Engineering, LLC.

The financial terms of the licensing agreement, which includes TransData’s U.S. Patent Nos. 6,181,294; 6,462,713; and 6,903,699, are confidential.

The announcement marks the fourth license agreement generated by TransData’s Smart Meter Patents.

“We are delighted to assist TransData in its ongoing effort to secure these license agreements,” said Haynes and Boone Partner Jamie McDole. “This most recent development reinforces the strength of TransData’s technology. We anticipate others will follow M2M’s lead in proactively seeking license agreements with the company.”

The agreement covers technology TransData first invented in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and deployed in the mid-1990s that is directed towards digital electric meters equipped with an internal wireless communication circuit and antenna, that enables the electric meter circuitry within the meter to communicate wirelessly.

Attorneys McDole at Haynes and Boone and Greg Parker at Hitt Gaines, P.C., represented TransData in the licensing deal.

About TransData
TransData is a technology-based company specializing in the design and manufacture of advanced solid-state energy meters and related products that enable its global client base to more efficiently measure, monitor and control the flow of power and energy variables on the smart grid. Founded in 1969, TransData is a privately-held woman-owned business with headquarters in Dallas, serving over 2,000 customers in more than 25 countries worldwide, including most of the top 50 largest U.S. electric utilities. More information on TransData can be found at http://www.transdatainc.com. TransData is a registered trademark of TransData Inc.

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