AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 21, 2014) - Environmental Waste International Inc. ("EWS") (TSX VENTURE:EWS) (the "Company"), a company specializing in eco-friendly systems with proven patented technology for the breakdown of organic materials, today announced that a lawsuit has been commenced against it by Environmental Waste International limited Partnership ("EWI LP") for, among other things, injunctive relief to prevent EWS from interfering with certain intellectual property rights which EWI LP purports belong to it. In 2007 EWSsold certain intellectual property rights to EWI LP which were immediately licensed back to EWS.
EWI LP alleges that EWS has taken action or engaged in conduct which interferes with rights that EWI LP purports to have in the intellectual property. It also alleges that EWS interfered with certain economic opportunities of EWI LP related to the exploitation of the intellectual property. In addition, the claim alleges breach of contract, defamation and injurious falsehood. No specific amount was claimed as damages in the statement of claim.
EWS denies all the allegations raised by EWI LP and believes that the claims brought by EWI LP are vexatious and without merit. EWS intends to vigorously defend the action.
About Environmental Waste International Inc.
Environmental Waste International, Inc. specializes in eco-friendly systems for the breakdown of organic materials, including tires. EWS has spent over 15 years engineering systems that integrate the EWS patented Reverse Polymerization(TM) process and proprietary microwave delivery system. EWS's unique microwave technology safely processes and recycles waste tires, while creating highly valuable commodity outputs for industry, including carbon black, oil and steel. Each unit is designed to be energy efficient and where possible, create an economically positive model for the recovery of various hydrocarbon oil and gases. For more information please visit, www.ewi.ca.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Environmental Waste International Inc.Bob MacBean
Chief Financial Officer
(416) 505-5854 or (905) 686-8689 or (800) 399-2366
Source: Environmental Waste International Inc.