May 08, 2008 19:30 ET and RealNetworks Reach Settlement Agreement

SANTA ROSA, CA--(Marketwire - May 8, 2008) -, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BRST) today announced that is has signed an agreement in principle to settle litigation with RealNetworks, Inc. RealNetworks agreed to pay Burst a one-time payment of $533,500.00 cash, in exchange for a license to a subset of the Burst patents. The license is non-exclusive and does not provide pass through license rights. The patent license settles all differences between the two companies.

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