Vringo, Inc. : JASON CHARKOW JOINS VRINGO AS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COUNSEL
NEW YORK - February 12, 2013 - Vringo, Inc. (NYSE MKT: VRNG), a company
engaged in the innovation, development and monetization of mobile technologies
and intellectual property, today announced that Jason Charkow has joined the
company as Intellectual Property Counsel.
Prior to joining Vringo, Mr. Charkow practiced law at Winston & Strawn LLP.
Mr. Charkow concentrated on patent litigation and prosecution, with a focus
on telecommunications and computer networks. Earlier in his career, Mr.
Charkow was an associate at Jones Day.
"I am pleased to welcome Jason to Vringo. The combination of Jason's legal
and technical backgrounds is a strong fit for our plans to innovate, license,
and protect intellectual property assets," said Andrew D. Perlman, Chief
Executive Officer at Vringo.
"We are in the process of building our in-house legal team with attorneys who
have come from leading international patent practices," said David L. Cohen,
Head of Licensing, Litigation and Intellectual Property at Vringo. "Jason is
highly regarded in his field and has over a decade experience in the very
areas that are most critical to Vringo."
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 Facetones® 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:
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recoup our investment with respect to patent assets that we acquire; and other
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