WiLAN Launches Litigation Against Toshiba
Suit claims infringement of digital TV and display technology patents
OTTAWA, CANADA, Oct 16, 2012 (Menafn - MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --Wi-LAN Inc. ("WiLAN") WILN today announced ithas initiated litigation claiming patent infringement in the U.S.District Court for the Southern District of Florida against ToshibaCorporation ("Toshiba") and related parties.
The suit against Toshiba claims infringement of U.S. Patent Nos.6,359,654 and 7,034,889 related to digital TV and display technology.
WiLAN will be represented by Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP.
WiLAN, founded in 1992, is a leading technology innovation andlicensing company. WiLAN has licensed its intellectual property toover 260 companies worldwide. Inventions in our portfolio have beenlicensed by companies that manufacture or sell a wide range ofcommunication and consumer electronics products including 3G and 4Ghandsets, Wi-Fi-enabled laptops, Wi-Fi and broadband routers, xDSLinfrastructure equipment, cellular base stations and digitaltelevision receivers. WiLAN has a large and growing portfolio of morethan 3,000 issued or pending patents. For more information:www.wilan.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements andforward-looking information within the meaning of the U.S. PrivateSecurities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other United States andCanadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements andforward-looking information are based on estimates and assumptionsmade by WiLAN in light of its experience and its perception ofhistorical trends, current conditions and expected futuredevelopments, as well as other factors that WiLAN believes areappropriate in the circumstances. Many factors could cause WiLAN'sactual performance or achievements to differ materially from thoseexpressed or implied by the forward-looking statements orforward-looking information. Such factors include, withoutlimitation, the risks described in WiLAN's March 9, 2012 annualinformation form for the year ended December 31, 2012 (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 riskfactors and notes that readers should not place undue reliance on anyof WiLAN's forward-looking statements. WiLAN has no intention andundertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-lookingstatements or forward-looking information, whether as a result of newinformation, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
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