Vringo Regains Compliance with NYSE Amex Continued Listing Standards

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Vringo Regains Compliance with NYSE Amex Continued Listing Standards


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2012-- Vringo, Inc. (NYSE Amex: VRNG) has regained compliance with the NYSE Amex continued listing standards.

"We are proud to be listed on the NYSE Amex," said Andrew Perlman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Vringo. "We are pleased to have regained full compliance with its listing standards. Being listed on NYSE Amex provides an exciting platform for growth, and we and look forward to working with the exchange as we continue to expand our company."

On April 26, 2012, the NYSE Amex notified Vringo that it had resolved the continued listing deficiency referenced in the NYSE Amex's letter dated May 24, 2011, which stated that Vringo was not in compliance with Section 1003(a)(iv) of the NYSE Amex's continued listing standards. The NYSE Amex's conclusion was based on a review of available information with respect to Vringo, including its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Vringo's continued listing eligibility will be assessed on an ongoing basis.

About Vringo, Inc.

Vringo (NYSE Amex: VRNG) is a provider of software platforms for mobile social and video applications. With its award-winning video ringtone application and other mobile software platforms, including Facetones™, Video Remix and Fan Loyalty, Vringo transforms the basic act of making and receiving mobile phone calls into a highly visual, social experience.

Vringo recently announced that it had entered into a definitive merger agreement with Innovate/Protect, Inc.

Vringo's video ringtone service enables users to create or take video, images and slideshows from virtually anywhere and turn it into their visual call signature. In a first for the mobile industry, Vringo has introduced its patented VringForward technology, which allows users to share video clips with friends with a simple call. Vringo's Facetones™ application creates an automated video slideshow using friends' photos from social media web sites, which is played each time a user communicates with a friend using a mobile device. Vringo's Video ReMix application, in partnership with music artists and brands, allows users to create their own music video by tapping on a Smartphone or tablet. Fan Loyalty is a platform that lets users interact, vote and communicate with contestants in reality TV series with which Vringo partners, as well as downloading and setting clips from such shows as video ringtones. Vringo's video ringtone application has been heralded by The New York Times as "the next big thing in ringtones" and USA Today said it has "to be seen to be believed." For more information, visit: www.vringo.com and www.vringoinc.com.

About Innovate/Protect, Inc.

Innovate/Protect, Inc. is an intellectual property firm founded in 2011 whose wholly-owned subsidiary, I/P Engine, Inc. holds eight patents that were acquired from Lycos, Inc.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements, which may be identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "projects," "intends," "should," "seeks," "future," "continue," or the negative of such terms, or other comparable terminology. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained herein. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to: our ability to complete our previously announced proposed merger with Innovate/Protect, Inc., our ability to raise capital to fund our operations, the continued listing of our securities on the NYSE Amex, market acceptance of our products, our ability to protect our intellectual property rights, competition from other providers and products and other factors discussed from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Vringo expressly disclaims any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements contained herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

Source: Vringo, Inc.

Vringo, Inc.
Cliff Weinstein
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Executive Vice President
The Hodges Partnership
Caroline L. Platt
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