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Overland Storage Announces Initial Determination Date of ITC Patent Infringement Suit Extended to January 12, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA, Nov 23, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --

Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL) today announced that the International Trade Commission (ITC) has extended its initial final determination date on Overland's patent infringement lawsuit against BDT to January 12, 2012.

According to the Judges order, the extension was determined to be necessary as a result of an increase in the administrative and judicial duties of the judge, who was named Acting Chief Administrative Law Judge on August 4, 2011.

Overland filed a patent infringement lawsuit against BDT, IBM and Dell claiming infringement of two of its patents. An ITC trial was completed on September 7, 2011. On November 16, 2011, Overland reported that the ITC action and district court action against IBM and Dell had been resolved by settlement. Overland's infringement suit against BDT is ongoing and the company remains optimistic about the case. Overland is represented by DLA Piper LLP.

About Overland Storage Overland Storage is a trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle. By providing an integrated range of technologies and services for primary, near-line, offline, archival, and cloud data storage, Overland makes it easy and cost-effective to manage different tiers of information over time. Whether distributed data is across the hall or across the globe, Overland enables companies to focus on building their business instead of worrying about data growth. Overland SnapServer(R), SnapSAN(R), NEO Series(R) and REO Series(R) solutions are available through a select network of value added resellers and system integrators. For more information, visit

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SOURCE: Overland Storage