ContentGuard Licenses Digital Rights Management Patents to LGE for Mobile Handsets

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 7 /CNW/ -- ContentGuard Holdings, Inc. a
leading developer of digital rights management (DRM) intellectual property,
today announced a global patent licensing agreement with LG Electronics Inc.
(LGE).  Under the agreement, ContentGuard, which has a large, foundational
portfolio of DRM-related patents, has licensed its DRM intellectual property
and know-how to LGE for the development, manufacturing and marketing of mobile
handset devices capable of receiving DRM-enabled content.
    "We are extremely pleased that LGE will use our intellectual property in
its mobile devices to help advance the secure delivery of digital content
distribution in the wireless realm," said Rob Logan, CEO of ContentGuard.
"This agreement adds another leading industry player to our marquee list of
licensees, and validates the importance of our DRM patents for the future of
digital content delivery."

    About ContentGuard, Inc.
    ContentGuard develops and licenses the premier patent portfolio in
digital rights management (DRM) technology.  The Company's portfolio is
comprised of 148 issued patents and over 300 pending applications worldwide. 
ContentGuard has developed strong relationships with companies that facilitate
the seamless movement of digital content across devices, maintaining the
rights of content owners and meeting the needs of consumers.  ContentGuard's
major shareholders are Microsoft Corporation, Thomson, and Time Warner, Inc. 
For more information about ContentGuard and its DRM technology please visit

    ContentGuard       Todd Schmidt
    Media Contact:     SVP - Business Development


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For further information: Todd Schmidt, SVP - Business Development of 
ContentGuard, +1-310-426-7962, Web Site:

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