NEW YORK - January 7, 2014 - Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNG) today announced that David L. Hecht, Esq. has joined the company as Intellectual Property Counsel. Mr. Hecht joins Vringo from the global law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, where he was involved in intellectual property disputes that received international attention, including Apple v. Samsung. Mr. Hecht earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Master of Business Administration degrees from Rutgers University, and his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hecht was a network and communications engineer. Mr. Hecht is a member of the State Bars of New York and New Jersey, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
"We are pleased to welcome David to the Vringo legal department," said David Cohen, Vringo`s Chief Legal and Intellectual Property Officer. "David is a talented attorney who will add a wealth of experience to our team."
About Vringo, Inc.
Vringo, Inc. is engaged in the innovation, development and monetization of intellectual property and mobile technologies. Vringo`s intellectual property portfolio consists of over 500 patents and patent applications covering telecom infrastructure, internet search, and mobile technologies. The patents and patent applications have been developed internally, and acquired from third parties. For more information, visit: www.vringo.com.
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