Unwired Planet Appoints David Lockwood to Board of Directors

  Unwired Planet Appoints David Lockwood to Board of Directors

Business Wire

RENO, Nev. -- January 16, 2013

Unwired Planet (Nasdaq: UPIP) today announced that David Lockwood was
appointed to the company’s board of directors. Mr. Lockwood is currently the
CEO and President of EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE: ES), a leading environmental
services and technology company. Lockwood replaces Henry R. Nothhaft, who
resigned from the board of directors effective January 14, 2013.

“Mr. Lockwood brings executive level experience in monetizing IP and will
provide key insight as we continue to pursue our patent monetization strategy.
His knowledge of the IP industry, coupled with his telecommunications and
investment background, will make a valuable addition to our board and we look
forward to working with him,” said Peter Feld, Chairman of the Board.

Prior to EnergySolutions, Lockwood was chairman and chief executive officer of
Liberate Technologies (Nasdaq: LBRT), a provider of applications and services
to the telecommunications, satellite and cable industries. Before Liberate
Technologies, he was CEO and President of Intertrust (Nasdaq: ITRU), a
supplier of digital rights management and computing systems. Lockwood also
worked in the financial services industry at Goldman Sachs, where he was a
Managing Director and was previously a partner at ValueAct Capital, a
multi-billion dollar private investment fund.

Lockwood holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Miami University (Ohio), and an
M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago,
where he was a Peat Marwick Scholar. He has been a lecturer on the faculty of
the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he taught courses in corporate
leadership.

About Unwired Planet

Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPIP) is the inventor of the mobile Internet and
established many of the foundational patented technologies that allow mobile
devices to connect to the Internet. The company's 202 issued US and foreign
patents and 75 pending applications are considered foundational to mobile
communications, and span smart devices, cloud technologies and unified
messaging. Unwired Planet's portfolio includes patents related to key mobile
application technologies, including mobile browsers, mobile advertising, push
technology, maps and location based services, mobile application stores,
social networking, mobile gaming and mobile search. Unwired Planet is
headquartered in Reno, Nevada.

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