WiLAN has always undertaken its licensing activities on the premise that licensing intellectual property be based on a principled, professional, business-oriented approach. This licensing methodology, which has been developed by licensing professionals with over 25 years of experience, generates fair returns quickly, with many of our programs generating revenue within 12 months. WiLAN's methodology seeks to avoid litigation whenever possible, preferring to derive fair, reasonable and commercially viable royalties commensurate with the underlying value of the patented technology.
Applicable to any market or technology, WiLAN's approach has successfully licensed technologies in a variety of markets, including:
- Wireless Access
- Network Management
- Wireline Communication
- TV Broadcast and Display
- Remote Desktop Access
- Entertainment Systems
- Medical Devices
Our licensing methodology involves a multi-disciplinary approach involving teams of engineers, technology researchers, patent agents, legal professionals and market researchers with industry leading knowledge, skills and experience. WiLAN’s licensing track record demonstrates that our team-based methodology can successfully and efficiently monetize patented inventions.
- Over 320 global companies licensed, including Alcatel-Lucent, AmTRAN, Broadcom, Cisco, Dell, Funai, HP, HTC, Intel, LG, MediaTek, Motorola Mobility, Panasonic, Sierra Wireless and Samsung
- Since 2006, we have signed license agreements worth more than $900 million
For more information about our principled approach, read our licensing principles.