EpiCept Reports Total Shares Outstanding

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| Source: Immune Pharmaceuticals Inc
TARRYTOWN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE (http://www.businesswire.com/))-- Regulatory
News:

Pursuant to the requirements of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority,
EpiCept Corporation (“EpiCept”) (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange and OTCQX: EPCT)
today reported that as of January 31, 2013, EpiCept had 106,957,876 shares of
its Common Stock outstanding. In January 2013, all 1,065 shares of EpiCept’s
Series B Preferred Stock were converted into approximately 13.3 million shares
of its Common Stock.

About EpiCept Corporation

EpiCept is focused on the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical
products for the treatment of pain and cancer. The Company's pain portfolio
includes AmiKet™, a prescription topical analgesic cream in late-stage clinical
development designed to provide effective long-term relief of pain associated
with peripheral neuropathies. The Company's product Ceplene®, when used
concomitantly with low-dose IL-2 is intended as remission maintenance therapy in
the treatment of AML for adult patients who are in their first complete
remission. The Company sold all of its rights to Ceplene®in Europe and certain
Pacific Rim countries and a portion of its remaining Ceplene®inventory to Meda
AB in June 2012. Ceplene®is licensed to MegaPharm Ltd. to market and sell in
Israel and EpiCept has retained its rights to Ceplene®in all other countries,
including countries in North and South America. The Company has other oncology
drug candidates in clinical development that were discovered using in-house
technology and have been shown to act as vascular disruption agents in a variety
of solid tumors.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release and any oral statements made with respect to the information
contained in this news release contain forward-looking statements within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. You are urged
to consider statements that include the words “may,” “will,” “would,” “could,”
“should,” “believes,” “estimates,” “projects,” “potential,” “expects,” “plans,”
“anticipates,” “intends,” “continues,” “forecast,” “designed,” “goal,” or the
negative of those words or other comparable words to be uncertain and forward
-looking. Such forward-looking statements include statements which express
plans, anticipation, intent, contingency, goals, targets, future development and
are otherwise not statements of historical fact. These statements are based on
our current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could
cause actual results or developments to be materially different from historical
results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements. Factors that may cause actual results or developments to differ
materially include: the risk that we may be unable to complete the proposed
merger transaction with Immune Pharmaceuticals, the risks associated with the
adequacy of our existing cash resources and our ability to continue as a going
concern, the risks associated with our ability to continue to meet our
obligations under our existing debt agreements, the risk that Azixa®will not
receive regulatory approval or achieve significant commercial success, the risk
that clinical trials for AmiKet™ or crolibulinTM will not be successful, the
risk that AmiKet™ or crolibulinTM will not receive regulatory approval or
achieve significant commercial success, the risk that we will not be able to
find a partner to help conduct the Phase III trials for AmiKet™ on attractive
terms, a timely basis or at all, the risk that Ceplene®will not receive
regulatory approval or marketing authorization in the United States or Canada,
the risk that Ceplene® will not achieve significant commercial success, the risk
that our other product candidates that appeared promising in early research and
clinical trials do not demonstrate safety and/or efficacy in larger-scale or
later-stage clinical trials, the risk that we will not obtain approval to market
any of our product candidates, the risks associated with dependence upon key
personnel, the risks associated with reliance on collaborative partners and
others for further clinical trials, development, manufacturing and
commercialization of our product candidates; the cost, delays and uncertainties
associated with our scientific research, product development, clinical trials
and regulatory approval process; our history of operating losses since our
inception; the highly competitive nature of our business; risks associated with
litigation; and risks associated with our ability to protect our intellectual
property. These factors and other material risks are more fully discussed in our
periodic reports, including our reports on Forms 8-K, 10-Q and 10-K and other
filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. You are urged to
carefully review and consider the disclosures found in our filings which are
available at
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of which could turn out to be wrong due to inaccurate assumptions, unknown risks
or uncertainties or other risk factors.

EPCT-GEN
EpiCept Corporation:
Robert W. Cook, 914-606-3500
rcook@epicept.com
or
Media:
Feinstein Kean Healthcare
Greg Kelley, 617-577-8110
gregory.kelley@fkhealth.com
or
Investors:
Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates
Kim Sutton Golodetz, 212-838-3777
kgolodetz@lhai.com
or
Bruce Voss, 310-691-7100
bvoss@lhai.com