January 09, 2008 18:00 ET, Real Networks in Patent Litigation

SANTA ROSA, CA--(Marketwire - January 9, 2008) -, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BRST) announced today Real Networks has commenced declaratory judgment litigation in the Northern District of California with respect to the validity and enforceability of certain Burst patents. Burst is studying the complaint filed by Real Networks and will respond appropriately.

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