EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ask Jeeves, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASKJ) today announced that it has filed a universal shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). After the registration statement is declared effective by the SEC, the Company will be able to offer and sell up to $400 million of its common stock, preferred stock, depositary shares, debt securities and warrants from time to time in one or more public offerings. The terms of any such future offerings would be established at the time of such offering. A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.