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RR Donnelley Named to Ocean Tomo 300(R) Patent Index for the Sixth Year


Variable Data Patent Portfolio, High Speed Digital Color Presses, eBook Technologies & Other Innovations Create Marketable Intellectual Property

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq:RRD) announced today that it has been named to the 2013/2014 Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index. The Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Index is a diversified listing of the 300 companies that own the most valuable patent portfolios relative to the book value of the company.

"RR Donnelley's innovation process continues to produce marketable intellectual property and create significant value for our customers," stated Thomas J. Quinlan III, the company's President and CEO. "Our patented and proprietary capabilities in areas such as printed electronics, radio frequency identification tags, mobile barcodes, augmented reality and high speed digital color printing are important components of our integrated communications services offering."

This is the sixth year in which RR Donnelley has been named to the Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Index. The Index provides a meaningful benchmark for the performance of companies in today's intangible asset driven economy.

"As we work to develop innovative technology solutions, we look at emerging needs through the lens of our customers' goals," said Ronnie Sarkar, RR Donnelley's Sr. Vice President of Technology Innovations. "For example, our solutions using variable video and personalized URLs allow marketers to accomplish communications that are very highly customized and speak precisely to their audiences."

"We put our patented technologies to work in a variety of segments from direct response to trans-promo to producing books on demand," commented Sarkar. "Our robust patent pipeline and investment in best-in-class research and development continue to differentiate us in the marketplace."

About RR Donnelley

RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, enhance ROI and increase 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 services to clients in virtually every private and public sector.

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