SOURCE: The Amergence Group

July 11, 2007 10:30 ET

Sony-BMG Files Suit Against Amergence Group

Amergence and Its Sales Agent, MediaMax Technology, Intend to Employ All Defenses at Their Disposal to Defend Themselves Against What They Believe Are Unwarranted Allegations by the Entertainment Giant

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - July 11, 2007) - On Monday (July 9, 2007) The Amergence Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AMNG) (formerly SunnComm International), and its sales agent, MediaMax Technology (PINKSHEETS: MMXT), were unexpectedly served with a summons in a civil lawsuit brought by Sony-BMG. The suit alleges, among other things, that SunnComm's CD copy protection component, called MediaMax, was defective and that the small Phoenix-based company has a contractual obligation to indemnify the entertainment giant against consumer actions which Amergence believes resulted primarily from 1) Sony's under-tested release of a competitor's technology, and 2) BMG's "final authority" input in determining the functional specifications of the MediaMax copy protection.


The Amergence Group (PINKSHEETS: AMNG) identifies, nurtures, and expands selected emerging companies across a wide range of industries and disciplines. The primary goal of new business development enterprise (BDE) is to coordinate services and activities that foster and promote a business environment capable of accelerating the growth of innovative companies. The Company attracts new and early growth businesses that wish to take advantage of resources not generally available to them, such as mission-critical capital, in addition to legal, accounting, and public relations resources. In exchange, the Company will retain a small minority ownership position in the promising new business. The Company is currently reviewing comprehensive due diligence packages from a number of potential target companies, ranging from the medical, legal, and entertainment industries.

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