OTTAWA, Canada – May8, 2009
– Wi-LAN Inc. (“Wi-LAN” or the “Company”) (TSX:WIN), a leading technology innovation and licensing company, today announced that Wi-LAN and Infineon Technologies AG (“Infineon”) have settled the patent litigation between the two companies. As a result of the settlement, Infineon has licensed certain patents of Wi‑LAN in the areas of wireless and wireline technology, including xDSL and Wireless LAN. Under the terms of the license agreement, Infineon will make an undisclosed number of payments to Wi‑LAN. Other terms of the agreement are confidential.
Wi‑LAN also acquired certain patents from Infineon in a separate transaction. This acquisition is announced in a separate release today.
Wi-LAN, founded in 1992, is a leading technology innovation and licensing company. Our portfolio of patented inventions applies to a wide range of consumer electronics and communications products. Technologies in Wi-LAN’s patent portfolio may relate to: CDMA, DOCSIS, DSL, multi-mode wireless, 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 170 companies. For more information: www.wi-lan.com