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Spherix Shareholders Okay To Buy 224 Patents Held By North South Holdings

Spherix Inc. (SPEX: Quote) -- an intellectual property development company - announced Monday that it has received shareholder approval to acquire North South Holdings. Shareholders voted to ratify the Plan of Merger between the parties, pursuant to an Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of April 2, 2013.

Closing is subject to expiration of the statutory 20 calendar day period from mailing, which will expire September 2, 2013.

North South Holdings owns a patent portfolio consisting of 224 patents in the fields of wireless communications, satellite, solar, radio frequency and pharmaceutical distribution. North South is already managing its patent portfolio and has filed patent infringement litigation against T-Mobile USA and two lawsuits related to pharmaceutical distribution.

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