Vringo Subsidiary I/P Engine Files Lawsuit Against Microsoft Corporation

  Vringo Subsidiary I/P Engine Files Lawsuit Against Microsoft Corporation

 I/P Engine Alleges Infringement Over Relevance Filtering Technology Patents

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 31, 2013

Vringo, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VRNG), a company engaged in the innovation,
development and monetization of mobile technologies and intellectual property,
today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, I/P Engine, Inc., filed a
patent infringement lawsuit against Microsoft Corporation in the Southern
District of New York.

The lawsuit alleges infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,314,420 and 6,775,664,
entitled "Collaborative/Adaptive Search Engine" and "Information Filter System
and Method for Integrated Content-Based and Collaborative/Adaptive Feedback
Queries," respectively.

According to the complaint, I/P Engine is seeking a judgment declaring that
Microsoft has and continues to infringe the patents-in-suit, and an award past
and future compensatory damages amounting to no less than reasonable
royalties, prejudgment interest and any other damages based on any form of
recoverable economic injury.

I/P Engine is represented by Dickstein Shapiro LLP.

A copy of I/P Engine's complaint will available at www.vringoinc.com.

About Vringo, Inc.

Vringo, Inc. is engaged in the innovation, development and monetization of
mobile technologies and intellectual property. Vringo's intellectual property
portfolio consists of over 500 patents and patent applications covering
telecom infrastructure, internet search, and mobile technologies. The patents
and patent applications have been developed internally, and acquired from
third parties. Vringo operates a global platform for the distribution of
mobile social applications and services including FacetonesĀ® and Video
Ringtones which transform the basic act of making and receiving mobile phone
calls into a highly visual, social experience. For more information, visit:
www.vringoIP.com.

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results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained
herein. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include,
but are not limited to: the inability to realize the potential value created
by the merger with Innovate/Protect for our stockholders; our inability to
raise additional capital to fund our combined operations and business plan;
our inability to monetize and recoup our investment with respect to patent
assets that we acquire; our inability to maintain the listing of our
securities on the NYSE MKT; the potential lack of market acceptance of our
products; our inability to protect our intellectual property rights; potential
competition from other providers and products; our inability to license and
monetize the patents owned by our subsidiaries; our inability to monetize and
recoup our investment with respect to patent assets that we acquire; and other
risks and uncertainties and other factors discussed from time to time in our
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including our
quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 14, 2012. Vringo
expressly disclaims any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking
statements contained herein, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise, except as required by law.

Contact:

Investors and Media:
Vringo, Inc.
Cliff Weinstein, 646-532-6777
Executive Vice President
cweinstein@vringoinc.com
 
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