EXPELLED/XVIVO Agreement: No Infringement

Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:06am EDT

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DALLAS--(Business Wire)--
Premise Media and XVIVO, LLC, have reached an agreement regarding
their legal dispute surrounding EXPELLED: No Intelligence Allowed.
XVIVO has agreed that the Premise Media documentary does not infringe
on any of XVIVO's intellectual property rights.

   The legal dispute arose over a short animated video clip that
Premise Media commissioned demonstrating the inner workings of a cell.
In response to threats made by XVIVO that Premise had violated their
copyright, Premise sued XVIVO in Federal Court asking it to rule that
there was no infringement and that the animated clip was an original
work of authorship.

   XVIVO did not defend the lawsuit, but instead agreed that Premise
Media had not infringed any of its intellectual property rights. XVIVO
also agreed to withdraw its threats. In exchange, Premise Media agreed
only to dismiss the lawsuit with each party paying its own costs and
attorneys fees. The parties reduced this agreement to writing, and it
was filed in Federal Court this week with the dismissal motion.

   John Sullivan, Executive Producer of EXPELLED, said, "EXPELLED is
an important movie with an important message. Even before the movie
was released, various parties were trying to silence us. They will
continue to be unsuccessful. This walk away agreement is another
indication that we have done nothing wrong. Our message will carry on
both in theaters throughout the summer and with our DVD roll out this

   To speak with an Executive Producer of EXPELLED please contact
Megan Erhardt (x136) or Mary Beth Hutchins (x105) at 703-683-5004 or
merhardt@crcpublicrelations.com, mhutchins@crcpublicrelations.com.

For Premise Media:
Megan Erhardt, 703-683-5004 ext. 136
Mary Beth Hutchins, 703-683-5004 ext. 105

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