Vringo, Inc. : VRINGO FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST ZTE IN AUSTRALIA

         Vringo, Inc. : VRINGO FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST ZTE IN AUSTRALIA

NEW YORK - June 12, 2013 -  Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNG), a company engaged  in 
the innovation,  development  and  monetization  of  mobile  technologies  and 
intellectual property,  today  announced  that  its  wholly-owned  subsidiary, 
Vringo Infrastructure,  Inc. (Vringo),  filed  a patent  infringement  lawsuit 
against ZTE (Australia) Pty Ltd. (ZTE Australia), an Australian subsidiary  of 
ZTE Corporation (ZTE).

The lawsuit filed in  the Federal Court  of Australia in  the New South  Wales 
registry, alleges infringement by ZTE Australia of Australian Standard Patents
AU 2005/212,893 and  AU 773,182.  The proceeding  has been  assigned Case  No. 
NSD1010/2013.

The patents in suit relate to telecommunications infrastructure equipment  and 
mobile devices.  The ZTE  products in  suit include  base station  and  server 
infrastructure used in mobile networks and also a number of 4G mobile devices.

According to the complaint, Vringo is seeking a declaration that ZTE Australia
has infringed Vringo's patents and orders restraining ZTE Australia from:

1.selling, disposing, using, importing or keeping for sale; or 

2.offering to sell, dispose  of, import or  use, or keep  for sale or  other 
    disposal or use,  relevant products  without the license  or authority  of 
    Vringo.

In addition, Vringo is seeking damages  or an account of profits and  interest 
accrued on any sum found due.

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: 
www.vringoIP.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This  press  release  includes   forward-looking  statements,  which  may   be 
identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates,"
"projects,"  "intends,"  "should,"  "seeks,"  "future,"  "continue,"  or   the 
negative of  such  terms,  or other  comparable  terminology.  Forward-looking 
statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking
statements are subject to  risks and uncertainties,  which could cause  actual 
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: our  inability to license  and monetize our  patents, 
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;  our inability  to develop  and introduce  new 
products  and/or   develop  new   intellectual  property;   new   legislation, 
regulations or court rulings related to enforcing patents, that could harm our
business and operating results; the  inability to realize the potential  value 
created by the merger with  Innovate/Protect for our stockholders;  unexpected 
trends  in  the  mobile  phone  and  telecom  infrastructure  industries;  our 
inability to  raise additional  capital to  fund our  combined operations  and 
business plan; our  inability to  maintain the  listing of  our securities  on 
NASDAQ; the potential  lack of  market acceptance of  our products;  potential 
competition from other providers  and products; our  inability to retain  key 
members of our management  team; 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 for  the 
year ended December 31,  2012 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.

Contacts:

Investors and Media:
Cliff Weinstein
Executive Vice President
Vringo, Inc.
646-532-6777
cweinstein@vringoinc.com

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