Wi-LAN Inc.
TSX : WIN

Wi-LAN Inc.

October 25, 2007 17:57 ET

Wi-LAN and Fujitsu Sign License Agreement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 25, 2007) - Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) ("Wi-LAN"), a leading technology licensing company, today announced that it has signed a definitive license agreement with Fujitsu Limited ("Fujitsu"). The agreement formalizes the terms agreed upon in a term sheet signed with Fujitsu which was announced on July 25, 2007.

As previously announced, Fujitsu will receive a license to the entire Wi-LAN patent portfolio. The consideration paid by Fujitsu for the license will consist of cash and approximately forty communications patents which will be transferred to Wi-LAN.

Wi-LAN continues to be in various stages of licensing discussions and negotiations with a number of parties.

It will not be Wi-LAN's policy to announce all agreements signed with licensees. For instance, if the signing of an agreement does not constitute a material change, then Wi-LAN may elect not to announce the agreement.

About Wi-LAN

Wi-LAN, founded in 1992, licenses intellectual property applicable to a full range of products providing access in the communications and consumer electronics markets. Some of the fundamental technologies covered by Wi-LAN's patents include: CDMA, DOCSIS, DSL, V-chip, Wi-Fi and WiMAX. Wi-LAN has already licensed its intellectual property, which includes 268 issued or pending patents, to a number of companies around the world. For more information: www.wi-lan.com.

Forward-looking Information

Certain statements in this release, other than statements of historical fact, may include forward-looking information that involves various risks and uncertainties. These may include, without limitation, statements based on current expectations involving a number of risks and uncertainties related to all aspects of the wireless and wireline communications industry and the global economy. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not restricted to: the almost exclusive reliance of the Company on licensing its patent portfolio to generate revenues and cash flows; that the Company may be required to establish the enforceability of its patents in court to obtain material licensing revenues; that the Company will need to acquire or develop new patents to continue to grow its business; that the Company requires investment to translate its intellectual property position into sustainable profit in the market; that the Company is dependent on the performance of its key officers and employees; that changes in patent legislation or in the interpretation or application of patent litigation could materially adversely affect the Company; and that the Company has and may make acquisitions of products, technologies or businesses which could materially adversely affect the Company. These risks and uncertainties may cause actual results to differ from information contained herein, when estimates and assumptions have been used to measure and report results. There can be no assurance that such forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. These and all subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. The Company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.

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