Blue Calypso, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Suit against Yelp and IZEA

  Blue Calypso, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Suit against Yelp and IZEA

Business Wire

DALLAS -- October 25, 2012

Blue Calypso, Inc. (OTCBB: BCYP), an innovator in digital word-of-mouth
marketing, announced today that the company has filed a patent infringement
complaint against Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) and IZEA, Inc. (IZEA:OTCQB) for
infringement of Blue Calypso’s United States Patent Nos. 7,664,516 and
8,155,679.

Both patents cover the system for peer-to-peer advertising created and
developed by Blue Calypso. Blue Calypso has recently filed similar complaints
against Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) and Living Social in an effort to protect the
state-of-the-art digital marketing platform that is at the core of the
company’s business.

“The technology in our patents was developed by Blue Calypso for Blue Calypso
and we have to take legal action when other brands infringe on our
innovations,” said Bill Ogle, CEO of Blue Calypso. “Businesses must offer
something unique in order to thrive. With this case and others like it, we are
simply protecting our proprietary offerings in order to safeguard our
success.”

About Blue Calypso, Inc.

Blue Calypso is an innovator in digital word-of-mouth marketing and
advertising. With Blue Calypso’s patented engine, brands can harness the power
of friend-to-friend referrals by empowering their advocates to share brand
content with their unique social graph and rewarding sharing andengagement.
Through robust, real-time analytics, brands can achieve a measurable ROI
against their social media investment, acquire high-value customers and
increase sales.

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Contact:

Investor Relations:
Blue Calypso, Inc.
David Polster - CFO, 972-695-4776, ext. 528
or
Media Inquiries:
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