OTTAWA, Canada – July 31, 2009 – Wi-LAN Inc. (“Wi-LAN” or the “Company”) (TSX:WIN), a leading technology innovation and licensing company, today announced Agilent Technologies, Inc. (Agilent) has signed a license agreement covering various wireless technologies including CDMA, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and Bluetooth. The specific terms of the agreement are confidential.
Agilent is a leading test and measurement equipment supplier to the telecommunications industry. Agilent offers R&D, interoperability, conformance, manufacture and deployment test solutions for a wide range of wireless communication systems including cellular, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and Bluetooth-enabled products.
Agilent is the second test equipment manufacturer to license Wi-LAN technologies in fiscal 2009. This license with Agilent brings the total number of license agreements signed so far this quarter to 15 and the total number of wireless license agreements signed to date to 73.
Wi-LAN, founded in 1992, is a leading technology innovation and licensing company. Wi-LAN has licensed its intellectual property to over 190 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 cellular handsets, Wi-Fi-enabled laptops, Wi-Fi/DSL routers, xDSL infrastructure equipment, WiMAX base stations and digital televisions. Wi-LAN has a large and growing portfolio of more than 670 issued or pending patents. For more information: www.wi-lan.com.