Vringo, Inc. : VRINGO GRANTED MULTIPLE TELECOM INFRASTRUCTURE PATENTS
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
*European Patent No. 1,579,640, entitled "Scheduling Retransmission in
*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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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
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