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UPDATE: German Court Issues Injunction Against ZTE for Vringo Patent Infringement

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Vringo (NASDAQ: VRNG) today announced that the Second Chamber of the District Court in Mannheim, Germany issued its decision in the patent infringement lawsuit brought by Vringo's wholly-owned subsidiary, Vringo Germany GmbH, against ZTE Corp. (OTC: ZTCOY)and its German subsidiary ZTE Deutschland GmbH (collectively, "ZTE"). The Court found that certain of ZTE's SDR base stations distributed to mobile telecommunications operator E-Plus contributorily infringe the German part of Vringo's European Patent 1,186,119 B1 (the "'119 Patent"). The Court ruled that ZTE must cease and desist offering and distributing the infringing base stations that make use of the '119 Patent to customers in Germany.  The Court also issued a declaratory ruling that ZTE is obliged to pay damages to Vringo for past infringing actions.  To determine the amount of damages to be paid, ZTE is ordered to render accounts to Vringo concerning the offering and distribution of infringing devices since June 2006. Vringo can immediately put into effect the injunction and order to render accounts following payment of security to the

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