Competitive Technologies Appoints Dr. Donald J. Freed as President and Chief Executive Officer Replacing John B. Nano

Jun 14, 2005, 01:00 ET from Competitive Technologies, Inc.

    FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Competitive Technologies, Inc.
 (Amex:   CTT) announced that effective today Dr. Donald J. Freed, the Company's
 Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, has been appointed by
 the Board of Directors to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer on an
 interim basis, replacing Mr. John B. Nano, who has ceased to serve in those
 positions. It is anticipated that Mr. Nano will continue to be employed by the
 Company on a consultancy basis. This will provide for continuity by making his
 expertise available to the Company in the future.
     Mr. Richard E. Carver, Chairman of the Board, said, "The Board of
 Directors feels strongly about expanding our strategic vision for increased
 recurring revenues, and I believe that Dr. Freed can provide the leadership to
 achieve that goal. Dr. Freed knows technology and how to manage technology
 companies, and is particularly well-suited for continuing to develop CTT's
 technology commercialization business. Before joining us in 2004, Dr. Freed
 was responsible for the successful start-up of advanced materials initiatives
 in three Fortune 50 companies, and has extensive experience in licensing and
 technology transfer on a global basis, including the U.S., Europe and Asia.
 His knowledge of the Company, coupled with his excellent track record of
 success, makes Dr. Freed an outstanding choice to lead our Company."
     About Competitive Technologies, Inc.
     Competitive Technologies, established in 1968, is a full service
 technology transfer and licensing provider focused on the technology needs of
 its customers and transforming those requirements into commercially viable
 solutions. CTT is a global leader in identifying, developing and
 commercializing innovative technologies in life, electronic, nano, and
 physical sciences developed by universities, companies and inventors. CTT
 maximizes the value of intellectual assets for the benefit of its customers,
 clients and shareholders. Visit CTT's website:
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 historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
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 related to market acceptance of and competition for our licensed technologies,
 growth strategies, operating performance, industry trends, and other risks
 inherent in our business, including those set forth in Item 7 under the
 caption "Risk Factors," in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed
 with the SEC on October 29, 2004, and other factors that may be described in
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