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UnderSea Recovery Corporation Announces New Marine Detection Technology Patent


Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Atlanta, GA -- UnderSea Recovery Corporation ("UNSR") (formerly Legal Access Technologies, Inc.) (Pink Sheets:LGAL) announced today the issuance of an important new patent (the "Patent") by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Patent No. 7,705,598 B2, entitled "Systems and Methods for Detecting Presence and/or Location of Various Materials". This patent is the sixth patent relating to the proprietary ATLIS Technology which UNSR will use in its historic shipwreck search and recovery operations. UNSR has ownership of the Patent under its exclusive worldwide license agreement (the "License") with Admiralty Holding Company, as announced on February 19, 2009. As noted in that announcement, UNSR has continued to improve the basic ATLIS Technology and intends to use the enhanced system in its ATLIS field units. In accordance with the terms of the License, UNSR will pay to Admiralty a royalty of ten percent (10%) of net profits from recovery projects in which the ATLIS Technology is utilized by UNSR.

The Patent covers techniques for increasing the sensitivity of the ATLIS system. The earth has a background magnetic field and creates magnetic field noise that is many times greater than the signal from the objects that UNSR desires to detect. In addition shipwreck search vessels, as well as divers and their equipment, generate extraneous magnetic fields and magnetic field noise. The powerful transmitter used in the ATLIS system also creates a magnetic field that is many times larger than that due to the objects sought. In order to be able to detect the location of the objects sought, the ATLIS system must compensate for and/or eliminate these magnetic fields that otherwise would completely mask many of the objects' signals. The Patent covers and protects the techniques necessary to eliminate these potentially interfering fields so that the objects sought can be detected. Without these patented techniques, the sensitivity of the basic ATLIS system would be greatly reduced, as would its ability to discriminate between and among different materials in a marine environment.

In making this announcement, Herbert Leeming, CEO of UNSR, observed: "This latest patent is a major milestone in the development and refinement of the basic ATLIS Technology. It should enable us to filter and reduce interfering magnetic fields and thus is critical to our ability to detect the signals from, and thereby ascertain the location of, the valuable objects we will be using our ATLIS field units to find in historic shipwreck sites around the globe."

About the Company

The Company is engaged in the business of locating and recovering historical shipwrecks, primarily those from the 15th through 19th centuries, and other cultural resources (artifacts and other objects of historical and archaeological interest) from the world's oceans and large lakes by applying advanced technologies in an environmentally responsible manner.

Forward-Looking Statements Caution

This release includes forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and reflects management's current expectations. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.



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