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Leading Electronic Licensing Company Expands To Serve Its Growing Central European Customer Base

SUNNYVALE, California (BUSINESS WIRE)-December 5, 2001-Macrovision Corporation (NASDAQ: MVSN), a world leader in Digital Rights Management technologies, announced today that its GLOBEtrotter Software Division has established a new office in Germany to support expanding sales in Central Europe. Lutz Seeger has been appointed as the new Central European Sales Manager and will be responsible for expanding the overall sales activities of GLOBEtrotter Europe and its FLEXlm®-based family of Electronic License Management products in the Central European software marketplace.

"We are fortunate to have secured Lutz Seeger to head up our expansion plans in Germany," said Toby Gawin, managing director of GLOBEtrotter Europe. "His extensive knowledge of Electronic Licensing technologies and commercial contacts in Central Europe will prove a very real asset in helping us establish a stronger sales presence in Central Europe."

Prior to joining GLOBEtrotter Europe, Lutz Seeger was the Country Manager for nCode International Ltd for Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Mr. Seeger will be working with GLOBEtrotter's UK-based Account Manager for Central Europe, Heidi Cullum. Heidi has extensive sales knowledge and has lived and worked in Germany.

"I am looking forward to increasing our strategic presence in Central Europe," said Lutz Seeger. "I have worked on behalf of companies, including MSC Software, that have used GLOBEtrotter's FLEXlm electronic licensing technology and I see a natural evolution in working to promote FLEXlm and its core product range to software developers in Germany and throughout Central Europe."

For product and sales information in Central Europe, please contact Lutz Seeger at:

GLOBEtrotter Europe (Central European Office)
Auf der Höhe 8, 63808 Haibach, Germany
Phone: +49 (6021) 620139
General email:

About Macrovision
Macrovision develops and markets electronic license management, rights management and copy protection technologies for the enterprise software, consumer interactive software, home video and music markets. Macrovision has its corporate headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, with European headquarters in London and Asia-Pacific headquarters in Tokyo.

The GLOBEtrotter Software division provides FLEXlm electronic license management (ELM) and GTlicensing(tm) electronic license distribution (ELD) solutions to independent software vendors (ISVs), as well as SAMsuite software asset management tools for business applications. These products are in use by over 2,500 ISV customers and over 500 large enterprise end-users throughout the world.

GLOBEtrotter, FLEXlm and GTlicensing are registered trademarks or trademarks of GLOBEtrotter Software and Macrovision Corporation. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.

Note to Editors: Additional background information on GLOBEtrotter products can be obtained at . For more information on Macrovision Corporation and its other products, see

This press release may contain "forward-looking" statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. A number of factors could cause Macrovision's actual results to differ from anticipated results expressed in such forward-looking statements. Such factors are addressed in Macrovision's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (available at Macrovision assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

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Editorial Contact:
Simon Mehlman
GLOBEtrotter Europe
Phone +44 (0) 1928 579 789

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