Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc.
Announces Declaration of Interference by the
United States Patent and Trademark Office
March 15, 2010 08:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc (AVRS),
(OTCBB: AVOI) www.avrsys.com today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office
(USPTO) has declared an interference between its application serial number 09/351,542 as Senior Party and U.S.
Patent 5,799,273, owned by Allvoice Developments LTD (“Allvoice”) as Junior Party.
Speech recognition provides for the conversion of speech into text. AVRS’ Patent #5,960,447 includes 42 claims
covering a broad base of features applicable to existing Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) products and
markets. The patent describes a word tagging and editing system for speech recognition.
The AVRS application was accorded the benefit of a filing date of 13 November 1995. The Allvoice patent was
accorded a filing date of 27 September 1996.
Walter Geldenhuys, President and CEO of AVRS, stated “Intellectual property is key to the success of AVRS. This
application in interference was filed in July 1999. After years of hard work and the expenditure of significant
resources, we have the declaration of an interference. When someone tries to take our property, without our
permission through a license, we expect to take action to protect the interests of our shareholders and future
The business strategy of AVRS is to pursue license agreements or other strategic relationships with other companies
and to support and defend its patents through appropriate infringement and interference proceedings.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws regarding the future plans and expected performance of
AVRS that are based on assumptions that AVRS considers reasonable. The