WiLAN Provides Litigation Update

WiLAN Provides Litigation Update 
WiLAN succeeds in keeping litigation against Hon Hai in Florida State
OTTAWA, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/13 -- Wi-LAN Inc. ("WiLAN"
or the "Company") (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) provided a litigation
On October 1, 2012, WiLAN filed a law suit against Hon Hai Precision
Industry Co. Ltd. ("Hon Hai") in Florida State Court concerning Hon
Hai's breach of a license agreement signed with WiLAN in January 2008
relating to television technologies.  
Hon Hai sought to move the case to Federal Court, arguing that United
States patent laws were at issue for which United States Federal
Courts have exclusive jurisdiction. WiLAN filed a Motion to keep the
case in State Court, because WiLAN believed the case largely involved
a contract dispute, which is the proper purview of the State Court.  
On April 24, 2013, Judge Dimitrouleas granted WiLAN's Motion to keep
the case in Florida State Court. 
The Court found that WiLAN had alleged a theory of breach that did
not invoke federal questions and that Hon Hai's assertions that
federal questions were invoked were merely alleged defenses to the
breach of contract action and do not establish federal jurisdiction. 
About WiLAN  
WiLAN, founded in 1992, is a leading technology innovation and
licensing company. WiLAN has licensed its intellectual property to
over 265 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. 
All trademarks and brands mentioned in this release are the property
of their respective owners.
Tyler Burns
Director, Investor Relations
O: 613-688-4330
C: 613-697-0367
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