OTTAWA, Canada - July 4, 2008 – Wi-LAN Inc. (“Wi-LAN” or the “Company”) (TSX:WIN), a leading technology innovation and licensing company, today announced that it has amended its Complaint in action No. 2:08-cv-237 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division to add LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A., Inc. as Defendants. The parties already named as Defendants in this action are Motorola, Inc., Research in Motion Corporation, Research In Motion, Ltd. and UTStarCom, Inc. Wi-LAN claims that all Defendants have infringed and continue to infringe Wi‑LAN’s U.S. patents RE37,802 and 5,282,222 by making and/or selling products including mobile handheld devices and other equipment.
Wi-LAN continues to be represented in this action by McKool Smith, a leading U.S. law firm specializing in intellectual property litigation.
Wi-LAN, founded in 1992, is a leading technology innovation and licensing company. Our portfolio of patented inventions applies to a wide range of electronics and communications products. Some of the fundamental technologies covered by Wi-LAN’s patents include: CDMA, DOCSIS, DSL, GSM/EDGE, V‑chip, Wi-Fi and WiMAX. Wi-LAN has a large and growing portfolio of more than 300 issued or pending patents. Wi-LAN has licensed its intellectual property to over 100 companies. For more information: www.wi-lan.com.