OTTAWA, Canada – June 17, 2010 – Wi-LAN Inc. (“WiLAN” or the “Company”) (TSX:WIN), a leading technology innovation and licensing company, today announced that Sharp Corporation (“Sharp”) and WiLAN have signed a license agreement related to certain of its wireless patents. The six year agreement covers a range of wireless products sold by Sharp including Wi-Fi-enabled notebooks and handsets. Remaining terms of the agreement are confidential.
Sharp is the 95th company and 10 th handset vendor to license WiLAN wireless technologies. About WiLAN WiLAN, founded in 1992, is a leading technology innovation and licensing company. WiLAN has licensed its intellectual property to over 220 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 television receivers. WiLAN has a large and growing portfolio of more than 850 issued or pending patents. For more information: www.wilan.com.