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RR Donnelley Named to Ocean Tomo 300(R) Patent Index for Third Consecutive Year

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq:RRD) announced today that it has been named to the 2010/2011 Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Index™, the first equity index based on the value of corporate intellectual property. The Index represents a diversified portfolio of 300 companies that own the most valuable patents relative to their book value.

"RR Donnelley innovations are continuing to create significant marketable intellectual property," said Thomas J. Quinlan III, the company's President and CEO. "Our extensive global patent portfolio includes variable data technologies that we use in-house and have licensed to leading printer manufacturers. RR Donnelley's patented capabilities in areas such as data mining, eCommerce, high speed digital color printing, and logistics are creating advantage across our business services offering."

RR Donnelley has been named to the Index for the third consecutive year and four of the five that it has been in existence. The Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Index, which focuses investors on intellectual property as a distinct asset class, is priced and published by NYSE Euronext.

"Breakthroughs such as our ProteusJet™ high speed digital printing presses are finding ready demand to serve financial services providers, retailers, direct mailers, publishers and other customers," added Mary Lee Schneider, RR Donnelley's Chief Technology Officer. "Our patent pipeline in the imaging and printing arena has never been more robust as we continue to invest in our best-in-class research and development efforts."

"Our geographic reach and strong client relationships across virtually the entire business-to-business spectrum enable RR Donnelley to use our proprietary capabilities across the broadest array of applications, to maximize their value and the speed at which they can be deployed," concluded Quinlan. 

About RR Donnelley

RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. Founded more than 146 years ago, the company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing products and services to leading clients in virtually every private and public sector.     

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