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Law Firm Sees No Contest in Case of ThinkPad Vs. the Competition

   

CHICAGO, June 30, 2005 - Lenovo today announced that Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP has deployed ThinkPad notebooks, ThinkCentre desktops and ThinkVision monitors throughout its U.S. offices, furthering the firm's leadership in the use of innovative and service-enhancing technologies.

In order to provide efficient, effective and timely legal services and business counseling, Sonnenschein's attorneys and staff demand quick and easy access to legal documents and client information. Using T-series ThinkPad notebooks and S-series ThinkCentre desktops offering around-the-clock access to Lenovo's superior service and support, Sonnenschein employees are equipped with the technology tools needed for meeting and exceeding client expectations.

"Our decision to purchase ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops was initially based on the tremendous quality of the machines," said Eric Muniz, network operations manager at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP. "Now, our decision to maintain our relationship with Lenovo has additionally been based on the superior support provided and the company's continuous responsiveness to our firm's unique computing needs." With a workforce of 1,700 employees, a quarter of whom are mobile, Sonnenschein is focused on working with a PC company that can provide advanced mobility, security and wireless connectivity for working both in the office or at offsite locations. ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops offer reliability and robust computing capabilities to multitask and access information to provide effective legal counseling. All ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops deployed by Sonnenschein are equipped with Lenovo's Embedded Security Subsystem (ESS), a hardware- and software-based technology solution designed to protect company information, including vital security information such as passwords, encryption keys and electronic credentials. Sonnenschein plans to deploy other ThinkVantage Technologies in the future.

About Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP Founded in 1906, Sonnenschein has earned a worldwide reputation as the law firm most likely to help its clients prosper and grow. Providing high-quality, innovative legal services, it helps its clients identify and seize opportunities and blunt threats to their prosperity. With 700 attorneys in nine U.S. offices and a global reach throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America, Sonnenschein serves many of the world's largest and best-known businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals. More information is available at www.sonnenschein.com/ .

About Lenovo Group Ltd. Lenovo (HKSE: 992; ADR: LNVGY) is the world's third-largest personal computing company. Formed by Lenovo Group's acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company employs 19,000 people worldwide and develops, manufactures, and markets reliable, secure, and easy-to-use technology products. For more information, see www.lenovo.com .

About ThinkVantage Technologies ThinkVantage Technologies are available on ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops, available through Lenovo Group Limited. ThinkVantage Technologies help make PCs less dependent on IT staff or user intervention for basic tasks such deployment, backup, maintenance and security, freeing up users and IT staff to focus on competitive advantages in their business. According to industry analysts, costs associated with deployment, support and disposal account for approximately 80 percent of the entire PC lifecycle cost. For more information, please visit www.lenovo.com/think .