U.S. Court Denies Aeromechanical Services Ltd. Motion for Sanctions Against Star Navigation



    TORONTO, May 13 /CNW/ - Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (TSX-V: SNA)
("Star" or the "Company"), a leading edge technology company focused on
providing Aerospace Solutions, both hardware and software platforms to assist
aviation operators worldwide, announces that a motion for sanctions brought by
Aeromechanical Services Ltd. (TSX-V: AMA) against Star, was dismissed on May
12, 2009 by the United States District Court for the Northern District of
California (the "Court"). Aeromechanical Services Ltd. ("AMS") sought an award
of attorney's fees, arguing that Star had filed and prosecuted an action
against them in bad faith. Star had previously dismissed a complaint against
AMS for infringement of Star's U.S. Pat. No. 7,113,852 (See Press Releases
March 17, and April 7, 2009). The Court held that Star's voluntary dismissal
of the action against AMS did not warrant a conclusion that Star prosecuted
the action in bad faith. The Court therefore denied AMS's motion. Star will
continue to monitor the situation with AMS and will consider further action if
the circumstances warrant it.

    Certain statements contained in this News Release constitute
forward-looking statements. When used in this document, the words "may",
"would", "could", "will" and similar expressions, as they relate to Star or
its management are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such
statements reflect Star's current views with respect to future events and are
subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could
cause Star's actual performance or achievements to vary from those described
herein. Should one or more of these factors or uncertainties materialize, or
should assumptions underlying forward-looking statements prove incorrect,
actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended,
planned, anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Star does not assume
any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

    This press release is available on the company's official on-line
investor relations site for investor commentary, feedback and questions.
Investors are asked to visit http://www.agoracom.com/ir/StarNavigation and
view the Star Navigation IR HUB. Alternatively, investors are asked to e-mail
all questions and correspondence to SNA@Agoracom.com

    
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    that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this
    release.
    

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For further information: Please visit www.star-navigation.com or
AGORACOM Investor Relations; Viraf Kapadia, CEO, (416) 252-2889,
viraf.kapadia@star-navigation.com

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