NEW YORK - May 2, 2013 - Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNG), a company engaged in the
innovation,  development   and  monetization   of  mobile   technologies   and 
intellectual property, today  announced that multiple  patent applications  in 
Vringo's telecom infrastructure portfolio have been granted.

"As of today, we  have over 100 patent  applications pending, including 24  in 
Europe and 47 in the United States," said Andrew K. Lang, President and  Chief 
Technology  Officer  of  Vringo.  "Vringo  is  committed  to  the   continued 
development of its patent portfolio."

The following patent applications, which  Vringo acquired last year, have  now 
been granted:

  *European Patent No. 1,579,640, entitled "Scheduling Retransmission in
    Access Networks"

  *European Patent No. 1,073,295, entitled "Internal Roaming"

  *Chinese Patent No. 200680036107.5 and its Macao extension entitled
    "Method, Device, System and Software Product for Providing System
    Information to Enable Packets Switched Handover"

  *Hong Kong Patent No. 1,108,311B and its Singapore counterpart, Patent No.
    154,528, both entitled "System and Method for Informing a Sender of a
    Message of Content Adaption and Message Failure Issues"

The granted European Patents have left the European Patent Office and are  now 
in the  jurisdiction  of  various  national offices.  These  patents  will  be 
validated nationally in the relevant member states in due course.

The European  Patent Office  has also  sent  a notice  of intention  to  grant 
European Patent No. 1,719,352, entitled "Packet Switched Handover in a  Mobile 
Communication System,  During which  a  Mobile Node  Receives Packets  from  a 
Source Node and a Target Node".

On April  24, 2013,  the State  Intellectual Property  Office granted  Chinese 
Patent No. ZL201010526581.4, entitled, "Method for Transmitting a Sequence  of 
Symbols". An extension in Macao will follow in due course.

In  addition,  two  U.S.  patents  based  on  Vringo's  internally   developed 
technology have been  granted: U.S.  Patent No.  8,295,205, entitled  "Contact 
Matching of Changing Content Across Platforms" and U.S. Patent No.  8,275,360, 
entitled "Mobile Video Dating Service".

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.  For  more  information,  visit: 

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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 NASDAQ; 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, including the outcome of  the 
litigation against online search firms  and other companies; 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 annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on  March 
21, 2013. 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.


Investors and Media:
Cliff Weinstein
Executive Vice President
Vringo, Inc.


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