WiLAN Signs Broad TV and Display License with Panasonic Corporation
OTTAWA, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/13 -- Wi-LAN Inc. ("WiLAN"
or the "Company") (TSX:WIN)(NASDAQ:WILN) today announced that
Panasonic Corporation ("Panasonic") has signed a multi-year broad
license agreement to WiLAN's Digital TV and Display patent portfolio,
including the Company's V-Chip technology.
"We are very pleased that Panasonic, with one of the world's top
selling TV brands, has taken a broad license to our digital TV and
display patent portfolio," said Jim Skippen, President & CEO. "As
part of WiLAN's long-term strategy, we undertook a deliberate
multi-year exercise to increase the size and coverage of our
portfolio of patented inventions covering digital TV and display
technologies. Today, this portfolio includes over 1,400 issued and
pending patents covering various technologies including V-Chip
parental control, display conversion and closed captioning
WiLAN, founded in 1992, is a leading technology innovation and
licensing company. WiLAN has licensed its intellectual property to
over 260 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.
Director, Investor Relations
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