WiLAN Initiates Litigation Against RIM

WiLAN Initiates Litigation Against RIM 
Suit pertains to Bluetooth technologies 
OTTAWA, CANADA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/11/12 -- Wi-LAN Inc. ("WiLAN")
(TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced it has initiated litigation
claiming patent infringement in the Southern District of Florida
against Research In Motion Limited ("RIM"). 
The suit against RIM claims infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,260,168
related to Bluetooth technologies. 
WiLAN will be represented by Carlson Caspers. 
About WiLAN 
WiLAN, founded in 1992, is a leading technology innovation and
licensing company. WiLAN has licensed its intellectual property to
over 260 companies worldwide. Inventions in our portfolio have been
licensed by companies that manufacture or sell a wide range of
communication and consumer electronics products including 3G and 4G
handsets, Wi-Fi-enabled laptops, Wi-Fi and broadband routers, xDSL
infrastructure equipment, cellular base stations and digital TV
receivers. WiLAN has a large and growing portfolio of more than 3,000
issued or pending patents. For more information: www.wilan.com. 
Forward-looking Information 
This news release contains forward-looking statements and
forward-looking information within the meaning of the U.S. Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other United States and
Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements and
forward-looking information are based on estimates and assumptions
made by WiLAN in light of its experience and its perception of
historical trends, current conditions and expected future
developments, as well as other factors that WiLAN believes are
appropriate in the circumstances. Many factors could cause WiLAN's
actual performance or achievements to differ materially from those
expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements or
forward-looking information. Such factors include, without
limitation, the risks described in WiLAN's March 9, 2012 annual
information form for the year ended December 31, 2011 (the "AIF").
Copies of the AIF may be obtained at www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov.
WiLAN recommends that readers review and consider all of these risk
factors and notes that readers should not place undue reliance on any
of WiLAN's forward-looking statements. WiLAN has no intention and
undertakes no obligation to update or 
revise any forward-looking
statements or forward-looking information, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. 
All trademarks and brands mentioned in this release are the property
of their respective owners.
Contacts:
For Media inquiries, please contact:
Kathryn Hughes
Director, Marketing & Communications
O: 613.688.4897
C: 613.898.6781
khughes@wilan.com 
For Investor inquiries, please contact:
Tyler Burns
Director, Investor Relations
O: 613.688.4330
C: 613.697.0367
tburns@wilan.com
 
 
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