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January 07, 2015 10:55 ET

WiLAN and ROHM Enter Second Patent Agreement

WiLAN acquires patent portfolio covering power management technologies from ROHM

OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwired - Jan. 7, 2015) - WiLAN (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) added another portfolio to its list of patent portfolios that are available for licensing. Today, WiLAN announced that wholly-owned subsidiary, Aquila Innovations Inc. ("Aquila"), has entered into a patent assignment agreement with ROHM Co., Ltd. ("ROHM") under which Aquila is to receive full ownership of a portfolio of patents related to power management in semiconductor devices and systems. All other terms of the agreement are confidential.

"We are very pleased that ROHM has decided to expand our licensing partnership in the area of semiconductor power management," said Michael Vladescu, COO, WiLAN. "In today's increasingly interconnected world, power management has become a key consideration in the design of complex, power-hungry, portable devices which are becoming the chosen method of exchanging and consuming information. ROHM has a significant number of quality patents in this area, based on their years of research and development. We look forward to offering and granting licenses to third parties in this exciting new area."

About WiLAN

WiLAN is one of the most successful patent licensing companies in the world and helps companies unlock the value of intellectual property by managing and licensing their patent portfolios. The Company operates in a variety of markets including automotive, digital television, Internet, medical, semiconductor and wireless communication technologies. WiLAN's wholly-owned subsidiary, WiLAN Labs, develops and commercializes innovative solutions to the challenges facing next generation communication networks. Founded in 1992, WiLAN is listed on the TSX and NASDAQ and is included in the S&P/TSX Dividend and Dividend Aristocrats Indexes. For more information: www.wilan.com.

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