Vringo, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the innovation, acquisition, licensing, and protection of intellectual property worldwide. Its intellectual property portfolio consists of approximately 500 patents and patent applications covering telecom infrastructure, Internet search, and mobile technologies. The company operates a global platform for the distribution of mobile social applications and services it develops. It operates Facetones platform, which is a social ringtone application that generates social visual ringtone content automatically by aggregating and displaying a user s friends pictures from social networks and then displaying the pictures as a video ringtone, as well as a video ringback tone; and Video Ringtone platform, which enables users to create, download, and share video ringtones. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.