JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ParkerVision, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRKR), a developer and marketer of semiconductor technology solutions for wireless applications, announced today its inclusion in the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index (NYSE:OTPAT) for 2014-2015. This Index is priced and published by the NYSE Euronext.

ParkerVision was also recognized in the most recent patent scorecard published on November 7, 2014 by The Patent Board, ranking among the top 50 innovators in the Telecom and Communications industry. Moreover, in the Patent Board's ranking of Science Strength, a measure of the degree to which a company's patents are related to core science, ParkerVision ranked first in 5-year cumulative Science Strength and second in 13-week Science Strength. The Company also had the third highest scores among the top 50 for Industry Impact and Research Intensity.

"We are pleased to have the value of our intellectual property portfolio recognized by knowledgeable, objective third parties," said Jeffrey Parker, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Inclusion in the Ocean Tomo index will increase our visibility within the investment community, and The Patent Board rankings reflect our continued commitment to innovation and the quality of our research and development."

About ParkerVision

ParkerVision, Inc. designs, develops and markets its proprietary radio-frequency (RF) technologies that enable advanced wireless solutions for current and next generation communications networks. Protected by a highly-regarded, worldwide patent portfolio, the Company's solutions for wireless transfer of RF waveforms address the needs of a broad range of wirelessly connected devices for high levels of RF performance coupled with best-in-class power consumption. For more information please visit www.parkervision.com. (PRKR-G).

About Ocean Tomo 300 Patent Index

The Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index (OT300) is the industry's first index based on the value of intellectual property, and represents a diversified portfolio of 300 companies that own the most valuable patents relative to their book value. The Index is priced and published by the NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext:OTPAT). Two related Indexes - the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Growth Index (NYSE Euronext:OTPATG) and the Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Value Index (NYSE Euronext:OTPATV) - complete the suite of Indexes. For more information, go to www.oceantomo.com

About The Patent Board

The Patent Board was founded in 1968 as a consultancy specializing in the development of scientific research indicators and analysis.  As patent data became more available, The Patent Board extended its tools and analytics to the analysis of intellectual property.  Patent Board is the leading independent provider of best practices research, tools and metrics for patent analysis and intellectual property investment.  The Patent Board tracks and analyzes innovation, movement, and the business value of patent assets across all industries.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking information. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, each of which speaks only as of the date made. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties which are disclosed in the Company's SEC reports, including the Form 10K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and the Forms 10Q for the quarters ended March 31, June 30 and September 30, 2014. These risks and uncertainties could cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated or projected.

CONTACT: Cindy Poehlman
         Chief Financial Officer
         ParkerVision, Inc.
         904-732-6100, cpoehlman@parkervision.com
         Don Markley or
         Glenn Garmont
         The Piacente Group
         212-481-2050, parkervision@tpg-ir.com

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