Path1 Wins QOS Patent

US patent 6,246,702 entitled: "Methods and apparatus for providing quality of service guarantees in computer networks"

July 2, 2001

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SAN DIEGO -- Path 1 Network Technologies Inc. (OTCBB:PNWK) (Frankfurt: PNT) announced today that the United States Patent office has issued Patent number 6,246,702 entitled: "Methods and apparatus for providing quality of service guarantees in computer networks," covering Path 1's TrueCircuit(R) technology that allows video, voice and other time-critical traffic to share conventional IP (Internet Protocol) computer networks with normal data traffic. The patent was issued to Ronald D. Fellman, Ph.D, Douglas A. Palmer, Ph.D and Rene L. Cruz, Ph.D. This patent is the third in a series of patents issued covering Path 1's technology. The inventions covered by these three patents are key components in Path 1's technology tool chest, enabling the transport of video over IP with guaranteed end-to-end QoS (Quality of Service). All three of Path 1's patents relate to the use of conventional computer networks and portions of the Internet as the backbone for all types of communications, providing the capability to significantly lower cost while supporting new converged network applications. Path 1 Network Technologies Inc.

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