WordLogic Corporation
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WordLogic Corporation

June 28, 2005 09:01 ET

WordLogic Corporation: Patent Enforcement Underway

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - June 28, 2005) - WordLogic Corporation (OTCBB:WLGC) -

WordLogic to enforce Intellectual Property rights in Europe

WordLogic Corporation today announced it will be actively exploring patent infringement related to European distribution of software products that infringe WordLogic's European Patent No. 1171813 (the "Patent") for the invention "Data Entry for Personal Computing Devices". This Patent encompasses the technology embodied in the WordLogic™ Predictive Keyboard as well as a wide range of existing software applications in widespread use in the world today.

A broad range of claims are allowed under the Patent relating to methods and systems for entering data on a personal computing device using a search list, a digital keyboard and a pointing device. Examples of "Pointing Devices" are provided for illustration in the Patent specifications and include a pen, stylus, finger, mouse, trackball or the like. The Patent also indicates that the invention may be used with a variety of "personal computing devices", including personal digital assistants ("PDAs") and other hand-held devices, personal computers including tablets, mobile phones, internet appliances and embedded devices having a graphical display and an input interface using a Pointing Device. In addition, the Patent states that the invention may be applied to several different types of digital keyboards and keyboard layouts.

The Patent was granted by The European Patent Office on March 4, 2004 and has been nationalized in Germany, France, The United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal and Finland. WordLogic has similar patents pending in the United States and Canada.

Frank Evanshen, WordLogic's President and Chief Executive Office, said, "Like any innovator, WordLogic's ongoing value is our intellectual property. We must protect that intellectual property as a matter of principle. We welcome honest competition on the basis of innovation, but we refuse to compete against infringing imitations of our own inventions. We have made a significant investment in research & development to invent the most functional predictive text entry in the world. While the competing products in question do not approach the levels of performance and functionality that the WordLogic Predictive Keyboard provides, the principle is nonetheless critically important. It is a matter of responsibility to our shareholders, employees and business partners to protect their investments in WordLogic's most valuable asset."

"Litigation will be the last resort unless royalty agreements cannot be negotiated first," stated Evanshen. "We will, however, be relying on legal counsel to advise us on our course of action in this regard."

The WordLogic Predictive Keyboard, introduced in 2001, makes text and data entry fast, efficient and simple. Innovative in design and featuring high-speed text prediction, the software is designed for computing and communication devices with limited screen dimensions ranging from small hand-held devices such as PDAs and SmartPhones to larger in-vehicle or mounted touch screen devices. WordLogic provides an onscreen, software-based keyboard that, with a single tap, begins predicting the next most common next letter or words and, with WordChunking™, automatically completes words and phrases. It is available in seven languages, including English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Portuguese.

About WordLogic Corporation:

WordLogic Corporation is a technology company that delivers predictive interface solutions for computing devices ranging from small hand-held devices to conventional desktop computers. Incorporated in the United States, the company's research, testing and marketing facilities are located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

For more information, please visit www.wordlogic.com. If you are an OEM or reseller interested in contacting the company, please contact Allen Rose by email at: arose@wordlogic.net.

This release contains 'forward-looking statements' within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21B of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Any statements that express or involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, goals, assumptions or future events or performance are not statements of historical fact and may be 'forward-looking statements. 'Forward-looking statements are based on expectations, estimates and projections at the time the statements are made that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those presently anticipated. Forward-looking statements in this action may be identified through the use of words such as "expects", "will", "anticipates", "estimates", "believes", or statements indicating certain actions "may", "could", or "might" occur.


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