Vringo, Inc.: VRINGO ANNOUNCES THAT THE USPTO CONFIRMS VALIDITY OF THE '664 PATENT ASSERTED IN LITIGATION WITH AOL, GOOGLE ET

 Vringo, Inc.: VRINGO ANNOUNCES THAT THE USPTO CONFIRMS VALIDITY OF THE '664
            PATENT ASSERTED IN LITIGATION WITH AOL, GOOGLE ET AL.

NEW YORK - November 6, 2013 -  Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNG), a company  engaged 
in the innovation, development and  monetization of intellectual property  and 
mobile technologies,  today announced  that on  November 5,  2013, the  United 
States Patent  and Trademark  Office mailed  a  notice that  it will  issue  a 
certificate confirming that  all of the  claims of U.S.  Patent No.  6,775,664 
challenged by Google remain valid and unchanged.

Background on U.S. District Court and Court of Appeals Proceedings

On November 6, 2012, a jury in U.S. District Court in Norfolk, Virginia  ruled 
in favor of I/P Engine, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vringo, and against
defendants AOL, Inc., Google, Inc., IAC Search & Media, Inc., Gannett Company,
Inc., and  Target Corporation  (collectively,  "Defendants") with  respect  to 
Defendants' infringement of the asserted claims of U.S. Patent Nos.  6,314,420 
and 6,775,664.

After upholding the validity of the patents-in-suit, and determining that  the 
asserted claims of the  patents were infringed by  Defendants, the jury  found 
that reasonable royalty damages  should be based on  a "running royalty,"  and 
that the  running royalty  rate should  be 3.5%.  The jury  also awarded  I/P 
Engine a total  of approximately  $30.5 million.  On November  20, 2012,  the 
clerk entered the District Court's final judgment.

I/P Engine and the defendants have appealed  the case to the Court of  Appeals 
for the Federal Circuit.

On August 1, 2013,  the District Court  found that I/P  Engine is entitled  to 
supplemental damages from October  1, 2012 to  November 20, 2012;  prejudgment 
interest from  September 15,  2011  to November  20, 2012;  and  post-judgment 
interest for Defendants' infringement. The amounts for each of the  foregoing 
shall be determined by the District Court.

On August 16, 2013, the District Court found that I/P Engine is entitled to an
award of post-judgment royalty, and that additional discovery and briefing  is 
necessary to determine the precise amount of the royalty.

Google has asserted that, as of May 2013, it implemented a "design around"  to 
its system such that it no longer infringes the asserted patents. To  resolve 
the ongoing royalty rate  and whether Google's alleged  design around is  more 
than colorably different  than the previously  adjudicated infringing  system, 
the district court set a discovery and briefing schedule.

  *I/P Engine served its expert reports on September 25, 2013.

  *Defendants served their expert reports on October 15, 2013.

  *The parties then  submitted briefs to  the district court  on October  30, 
    2013. 

  *The parties' responsive briefs are due on November 10, 2013.

The District Court has also  ordered the parties to  attempt to set their  own 
royalty rate before the District Court imposes one. To that end, the District
Court ordered that within five days of completing the aforementioned discovery
and briefing  schedule, the  parties shall  meet to  negotiate an  appropriate 
ongoing royalty rate, using 20.9% of U.S. AdWords revenues as the  appropriate 
royalty base.

The U.S. District  Court proceedings are  pending in the  Eastern District  of 
Virginia, Norfolk  Division.  The  case number  is  2:11cv512RAJ.  Appellate 
proceedings are pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the  Federal 
Circuit. The docket numbers are 13-1307  and 13-1313. The court dockets  for 
the foregoing  cases are  publicly available  on the  Public Access  to  Court 
Electronic  Records  website,   www.pacer.gov,  which  is   operated  by   the 
Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.

Background on United States Patent and Trademark Office Proceedings

On March  15, 2012,  Google submitted  a request  to the  USPTO for  ex  parte 
reexamination of certain claims  of U.S. Patent No.  6,314,420.  On July  18, 
2012, the USPTO issued a determination ordering a reexamination. On September
25, 2012, the USPTO issued a  first, non-final office action where it  adopted 
the rejections proposed by Google. I/P Engine's response was filed on November
26, 2012. A  final, appealable  office action maintaining  the rejections  was 
mailed on May 3, 2013. An interview was held with the Examiner and on July 3,
2013 I/P Engine filed a response. On  September 13, 2013, the USPTO issued  a 
certificate confirming that all of the claims in the '420 patent challenged by
Google remain valid and unchanged. On September 20, 2013, the USPTO ordered a
second reexamination of certain claims of the '420 patent based on a reference
not relied upon by Google in the first reexamination. To date, the USPTO  has 
not determined whether to reject the claims of the '420 patent.

On November 20, 2012,  Google submitted a  request to the  USPTO for ex  parte 
reexamination of certain  claims of U.S.  Patent No. 6,775,664  based on  four 
prior art references.  On January  17, 2013, the  USPTO ordered  reexamination 
based on only one of the four  references submitted by Google. On February  8, 
2013, Google  filed a  second request  for reexamination  based on  the  three 
references not adopted by the USPTO in the first proceeding. On March 7, 2013,
the USPTO ordered  a second  reexamination proceeding.  On May  10, 2013,  the 
USPTO issued a first, non-final office  action in the first reexamination.  On 
June 13, 2013, the USPTO decided  to merge the two reexamination  proceedings. 
On June 25, 2013, the May 10  office action was rescinded and a new  non-final 
office action was issued, rejecting the challenged claims based on two of  the 
four references originally cited by  Google. I/P Engine's response was  timely 
filed on August 26, 2013. An interview was subsequently held with the Examiner
on September 16, 2013. On November 5, 2013, the USPTO mailed a notice that  it 
will issue a certificate confirming that all of the claims in the '664  patent 
challenged by Google remain valid and unchanged.

Documents regarding USPTO  proceedings are  publicly available  on the  Patent 
Application             Information             Retrieval             website, 
http://portal.uspto.gov/pair/PublicPair, which is operated by the USPTO. 

About Vringo, Inc.

Vringo, Inc. is  engaged in  the innovation, development  and monetization  of 
intellectual property and mobile technologies. 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;  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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