WiLAN Acquires Patents from an Industry Leading Memory Company

WiLAN Acquires Patents from an Industry Leading Memory Company 
OTTAWA, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/14 --   Wi-LAN Inc. ("WiLAN"
or the "Company") (TSX: WIN)(NASDAQ: WILN) today announced that one
of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement with a global
leader in non-volatile memory to acquire a portfolio of related
patents used widely in electronic devices. Ownership of the patents
has been transferred to a WiLAN subsidiary, which now has the
exclusive right to license the acquired patents. 
"We are very excited to have entered into an agreement with a global
leader in non-volatile memory. We believe this portfolio contains
many valuable patents covering various aspects of non-volatile memory
and are optimistic that licensing this acquired portfolio will become
an important contributor to the growth of our business," said Jim
Skippen, President & CEO. "An increasing number of technology
companies are selecting WiLAN as their licensing partner. We will
continue to grow our base of future revenues by adding patent
portfolios in new technology areas and markets." 
About WiLAN 
WiLAN, founded in 1992, is a leading technology innovation and
licensing company. WiLAN has licensed its intellectual property to
over 280 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. For more information: www.wilan.com. 
Forward-looking Information 
This news release contains forward-looking statements and
forward-looking information within the meaning of the U.S. Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other United States and
Canadian securities laws. The phrases "to acquire", "we believe",
"are optimistic", "will become an important contributor", "we will
continue to grow", "by adding patent portfolios" and similar terms
and phrases are intended to identify these forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements and forward-looking
information are based on estimates and assumptions made by WiLAN in
light of its experience and its perception of historical trends,
current conditions, expected future developments and the expected
effects of new business strategies, as well as other factors that
WiLAN believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Many factors
could cause WiLAN's actual performance or achievements to differ
materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking
statements or forward-looking information. Such factors include,
without limitation, the risks described in WiLAN's February 3, 2014
annual information form for the year ended December 31, 2013 (the
"AIF"). Copies of the AIF may be obtained at www.sedar.com or
www.sec.gov. WiLAN recommends that readers review and consider all of
these risk factors and notes that readers should not place undue
reliance on any of WiLAN's forward-looking statements. WiLAN has no
intention and undertakes no obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, whether as
a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as
required by law. 
All trademarks and brands mentioned in this release are the property
of their respective owners. 
For media and investor inquiries, please contact:
Wi-LAN Inc.
Tyler Burns
Director, Investor Relations
613.688.4330 or C: 613.697.0367
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