WiLAN Provides Litigation Update
OTTAWA, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/15/13 -- Wi-LAN Inc. ("WiLAN"
or the "Company") (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) announced that a trial jury
in ongoing litigation against Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., Ericsson Inc.,
HTC Corporation and Sony Mobile Communications in the United States
District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division,
determined that the four patents in suit were found not infringed.
Certain claims in three of the four patents were found invalid.
The patents in suit were U.S. Patent Nos. 6,222,819, 6,381,211,
6,088,326 and 6,195,327.
WiLAN is disappointed with the jury's decision and is currently
reviewing its options with trial counsel, Vinson & Elkins LLP.
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.
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of their respective owners.
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