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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Former Senior Justice Department and Senate Judiciary Official Joins Brownstein Hyatt & Farber Brings Intellectual Property, Antitrust Law and Senate Judiciary Committee Expertise to Leading Washington Law Firm Washington, DC � August 1, 2005 – Brownstein Hyatt & Farber, P.C. announced that Makan Delrahim, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, and former Chief Counsel and Staff Director to the Senate Judiciary Committee, will provide public policy counsel in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. In addition, Delrahim will lead the firm’s antitrust practice with a particular emphasis on intellectual property issues. “Makan Delrahim brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the firm and its clients, especially in the areas of intellectual property, antitrust and international trade law. His work at the Department of Justice, and as Chief Counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, will provide our clients invaluable insight and understanding of issues that are critical to success in today’s business environment,” said Thomas Hudson, Director of the Washington, D.C. office. Delrahim was appointed by President George W. Bush as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division in July 2003, and also served as a member of the U.S. Attorney General’s Task Force on Intellectual Property. His principal responsibilities at the Department of Justice included serving as the Administration’s point person on international antitrust issues. He also oversaw the Antitrust Division’s appellate litigation and policy development. Delrahim played key roles in the Department’s enforcement and policy development on emerging matters at the intersection of antitrust and intellectual property. In addition, Delrahim has served for the past two years as Chairman of the Merger Working Group of the International Competition Network, the recently created organization of antitrust authorities to advance global coordination and cooperation of competition law enforcement activities. Prior to his service at the U.S. Department of Justice, Delrahim served as Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee, working as the principal legal and policy advisor on all matters within the Committee’s jurisdiction for then-Chairman Orrin G. Hatch, including historic legislation in the areas of bankruptcy, class action and patent reform, as well as the USA Patriot Act. He was also the principal drafter of landmark asbestos legislation currently pending before Congress. Previously, Delrahim served at the Office of the United States Trade Representative. Delrahim also serves as a commissioner of the Antitrust Modernization Commission, having been appointed by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN). “Joining Brownstein Hyatt & Farber is a tremendous opportunity. I look forward to drawing upon my experience at the Department of Justice and the Senate Judiciary Committee to help our clients succeed in today’s global marketplace,” said Delrahim. Delrahim is a member of the California and the Washington, D.C. bars, and is a registered patent attorney qualified to practice before the Untied States Patent and Trademark Office. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the George Washington University School of Law, Master of Science degree in Bio-technology from the Johns Hopkins University and served as a legal extern to the Honorable Judge James L. Buckley, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. For more information on Brownstein Hyatt & Farber, visit www.bhf-law.com. Founded in the late 1960s, today Brownstein Hyatt & Farber has a national client base and offices in Denver, Washington, D.C., Albuquerque, and Aspen, Colorado. With 125 attorneys and policy advisors in its four offices, the firm handles work for leaders in industries ranging from telecommunications, technology, homebuilding, manufacturing, and consumer products to retail, hospitality, construction, energy, entertainment, insurance and banking and finance. Khristyn Brimmeier Burson-Marsteller Office: (202)530-4584 Cell: (412)400-9808 [email protected]

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