Unwired Planet Announces Board Changes

  Unwired Planet Announces Board Changes

                  Richard Chernicoff Appointed to the Board;
              Mike Mulica and Peter Feld Resigned from the Board

Business Wire

RENO, Nev. -- March 27, 2014

Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ:UPIP) today announced changes to the company’s
board of directors. Effectively immediately, Richard Chernicoff has been
appointed to the company’s board of directors. Mike Mulica and Peter Feld have
resigned from the board of directors effective March 26, 2014. Mike Mulica has
agreed to assume a consulting role as Chairman Emeritus and will remain
Chairman of the company’s technology committee.

“We welcome Rich to the board and believe his extensive experience in all
forms of intellectual property, mergers, acquisitions and complex transaction
structuring will help shape the future of Unwired Planet,” said Philip Vachon,
chairman of the board. “We would like to thank both Mike and Peter for the
significant roles they have played while serving on the board and are thankful
for their contributions to the company, which were instrumental in
transforming Unwired Planet from a sub-scale software company into the
world-class intellectual property licensing company that it is today.”

“It has been a pleasure working with members of management and the board over
the past two and half years,” said Mike Mulica. “I am so pleased to have had
the opportunity to return to the company and help to transform it into a
healthy and stable platform well positioned for future success. I look forward
to continuing my involvement as Chairman of the company’s technology committee
where I will continue to interact with technology leaders in the mobile

“I greatly appreciate the opportunity to have served on the board of Unwired
Planet,” said Peter Feld. “Since joining the board in August 2011, the company
has gone through a massive transformation including the sale of Openwave
Messaging and Openwave Mobility, a landmark transaction with Ericsson, and the
recently announced license and patent sale transaction with Lenovo. I am proud
of what we have achieved and believe the company is extremely well positioned
for the future. I have tremendous faith in management and the board and look
forward to observing Unwired Planet’s future success as a large shareholder of
the company.”

Mr. Chernicoff has many years of intellectual property litigation and
licensing experience. Mr. Chernicoff was president of Tessera Intellectual
Property Corp. His prior experience includes running corporate development and
the intellectual property business of SanDisk Corporation and as President of
Unity Semiconductor, which was acquired by Rambus. Earlier in his career, Mr.
Chernicoff focused on mergers and acquisitions at Skadden, Arps, Slate,
Meagher & Flom LLP, and on technology-driven mergers and acquisitions at
Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP.

Mr. Chernicoff received his B.S. degree in Accounting from California State
University, Northridge and a J.D. from St. John's University School of Law,
New York.

About Unwired Planet

Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPIP) is the inventor of the Mobile Internet and
a premier intellectual property company focused exclusively on the mobile
industry. The company's patent portfolio includes technologies that allow
mobile devices to connect to the Internet and enable mobile communications.
The portfolio spans 2G, 3G, and 4G technologies, as well as cloud-based mobile
applications and services. Unwired Planet's portfolio includes patents related
to key mobile technologies, including baseband mobile communications, mobile
browsers, mobile advertising, push notification technology, maps and location
based services, mobile application stores, social networking, mobile gaming,
and mobile search. Unwired Planet is headquartered in Reno, Nevada. References
in this release to Unwired Planet may be to Unwired Planet, Inc. or its


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