WiLAN Acquires Semiconductor Patents from IXYS

OTTAWA, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- Nov 26, 2013 -- Wi-LAN Inc. ("WiLAN" or the "Company") (TSX: WIN)(NASDAQ: WILN) today announced that it has acquired a portfolio of semiconductor patents from IXYS CH GmbH ("IXYS") related to microcontroller technology. WiLAN believes the portfolio has current applicability to safety-critical applications used in the aerospace, medical, industrial and automotive markets. A share of the revenue generated from licensing the acquired patents will be paid to IXYS.

"We are pleased to have acquired these patents from IXYS," said Jim Skippen, President & CEO. "The portfolio is an example of the quality patents that we seek to license. We assess many possible acquisitions but are very selective in the patents that we will bring into our semiconductor licensing program."

About WiLAN

WiLAN, founded in 1992, is a leading technology innovation and licensing company. WiLAN has licensed its intellectual property to over 275 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 and 4G handsets, Wi-Fi-enabled laptops, Wi-Fi and broadband routers, xDSL infrastructure equipment, cellular base stations and digital TV receivers. WiLAN has a large and growing portfolio of more than 3,000 issued or pending patents. For more information: www.wilan.com.

Forward-looking Information

This news release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other United States and Canadian securities laws. The phrases "believes", "we seek", "we will" and similar terms and phrases are intended to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements and forward-looking information are based on estimates and assumptions made by WiLAN in light of its experience and its perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that WiLAN believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Many factors could cause WiLAN's actual performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements or forward-looking information. Such factors include, without limitation, the risks described in WiLAN's March 7, 2013 annual information form for the year ended December 31, 2012 (the "AIF"). Copies of the AIF may be obtained at www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov. WiLAN recommends that readers review and consider all of these risk factors and notes that readers should not place undue reliance on any of WiLAN's forward-looking statements. WiLAN has no intention and undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

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Contacts:
For media and investor inquiries:
Tyler Burns
Director, Investor Relations
O: 613.688.4330
C: 613.697.0367

tburns@wilan.com





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