Competitive Technologies, Inc.

Competitive Technologies, Inc.

September 14, 2005 17:00 ET

Competitive Technologies Receives Notice of OSHA Complaint by Former CEO

FAIRFIELD, Conn.--(CCNMatthews - Sep 14, 2005) -

Competitive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX: CTT) today announced that the Company received notice that John B. Nano, its former President and Chief Executive Officer, had filed a complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA"), alleging a violation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act by Competitive Technologies in connection with the termination of his employment. The Company believes that the complaint is totally without merit.

Dr. Donald J. Freed, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company commented, "We are very disappointed that Mr. Nano has again initiated a totally unwarranted action. In addition to vigorously defending our position, we are exploring several claims against Mr. Nano. We intend to aggressively protect the interests of our shareholders."

About Competitive Technologies, Inc.

Competitive Technologies, established in 1968, is a full service technology transfer and licensing provider focused on the technology needs of its customers and transforming those requirements into commercially viable solutions. CTT is a global leader in identifying, developing and commercializing innovative technologies in life and physical sciences, electronics, and nanotechnologies developed by universities, companies and inventors. CTT maximizes the value of intellectual assets for the benefit of its customers, clients and shareholders. Visit our website at:

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