SOURCE: SmartMetric, Inc.

SmartMetric, Inc.

January 11, 2010 10:00 ET

SmartMetric Retains Major Intellectual Property Law Firm

Company to Commence Significant Litigation Actions

BAY HARBOR, FL--(Marketwire - January 11, 2010) - SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCBB: SMME) has signed an agreement with Waqner, Anderson & Bright, LLP of Glendale California ("WAB"), Los Angeles based Intellectual Property attorneys. Pursuant to the terms and conditions of the agreement, WAB has agreed to commence Intellectual Property litigation claims on behalf of SMME.

WAB is a Los Angeles, California based law firm that specializes in Intellectual Property litigation, Trademark Infringement litigation, and similar legal representation. Patrick F. Bright, Esq., WAB partner, has been licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office for in excess of forty years. Mr. Bright is also a member of the State Bar of California and New York.

From 1976 to date, Mr. Bright has focused on patent solicitation and patent/trade secret litigation involving complex technology issues. From 1988 to 2005, Bright was a name partner of his own firm, Bright & Lorig, PC, which he and his partner dissolved to join larger firms. In over 30 years of patent litigation, Mr. Bright and his firms have represented companies ranging from large multinationals such as Litton Industries, now Northrop Grumman Corp., Teledyne, Sulzer Medical, Unova, Sirius Satellite Radio, Inc. and Digital Instruments, now a part of Veeco, a major manufacturer of atomic force and other scanning electron microscopes.

SMME intends to file additional Form 8K disclosures upon the actual filing of the pending complaints.

About SmartMetric, Inc.

SmartMetric, Inc. has developed a portable biometric identity and transaction card capable of storing a wide variety of personal information while protecting you against identity theft and fraud. It is one of the most advanced portable identity authentication solutions in the world today. The card contains a biometric fingerprint scanner and reader which only you can unlock and is smaller and thinner than a credit card. The SmartMetric card is ideal for a wide range of consumers, including Personal, Government and Corporate.

For more information please visit us at www.smartmetric.com

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Contact Information

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    Redwood Consultants, LLC
    415.884.0348

    Company Contact:
    SmartMetric, Inc.
    Colin Hendrick
    305.607.3910
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