ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- NaturalNano Inc., a company whose primary business is discovering, refining, and marketing naturally occurring nanomaterials, announced today that Michael Riedlinger, NaturalNano's President, will present at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) on Monday, October 17, 2005, in Phoenix, Arizona. The LES annual meeting conference is an international event with representatives expected from leading industrial, academic and government organizations from over 20 countries. Riedlinger, a specialist in nanotechnology licensing issues, is one of a select group of speakers to discuss IP protection and licensing for developing and utilizing nano-materials in biomedical, pharmaceutical and electronic products. Examples of existing nano-materials and related patents will be discussed with emphasis on IP protection and out-licensing strategies. Additional emphasis will also be placed on the key differences between properties of bulk materials and those of their nanoscale counterparts - and how these differences create both risks and opportunities for licensing programs. ABOUT THE LICENSING EXECUTIVES SOCIETY (LES) Founded in 1966, the Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. & Canada), Inc. is a professional society comprised of over 12,000 members worldwide representing more than 30 national societies in over 80 countries. The LES Tools for Licensing in the 21st Century, a five day conference being held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Arizona from October 16-19, 2005, will comprise a wide range of professionals and major companies engaged in the transfer, use, development, manufacture and marketing of Intellectual Property. Visit www.usa-canada.les.org for more information. ABOUT NATURALNANO INC. NaturalNano Inc. is an advanced materials company with unique, proprietary processes for the refinement of naturally occurring nanotubes and other materials that enable a range of advanced applications from enhanced composites and other industrial products to cosmetics and electronics. The company is a technology leader in the processing of nanotubes from halloysite clay, a source of naturally occurring nanotubes. NaturalNano possesses broad intellectual property rights to multiple issued and pending patents for a comprehensive range of processes, compositions, and derivatives of our nanomaterials. The company's research and development teams have identified more than 200 novel applications for halloysite nanotubes. The applications include uses in cosmetics and personal care products, absorbent materials, electromagnetic interference shielding, specialty coatings, and material additives for industrial polymers, plastics and composites. The company has a strategic partnership with Atlas Mining Company (OTC Bulletin Board: ALMI), owner of one of the world's largest commercially mined deposits of halloysite clay. This enables NaturalNano to deliver large quantities of its products to strategic partners and customers. For more information, please visit www.naturalnano.com. Media Contacts: NaturalNano Inc. Bobbi Drew Bobbi@naturalnano.com 585-214-8172 Jennifer Gould JGould@rubensteinpr.com 212-843-8037 Investor Relations Contacts: The Ruth Group Denise Roche DRoche@theruthgroup.com 646-536-7008 or John Quirk JQuirk@theruthgroup.com 646-536-7029
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