Unwired Planet, Inc. operates as an intellectual property licensing company. The company holds approximately 2,450 mobile technology patents and patent applications. In February 2013, the company, through a wholly-owned subsidiary Unwired Planet, LLC (UP LLC), acquired a patent portfolio from a wholly owned subsidiary of Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (Ericsson) that consists of approximately 2,150 patents and patent applications and the right to receive 100 additional patents per year for 5 years beginning in 2014. Target Licensees The company’s portfolio of patents and patent applications is fundamental to mobile Internet and communication technology. This technology is utilized in three intersecting markets: mobile devices, cloud and servers, and infrastructure. In 2010, the company signed a licensing agreement with Mobixell/724, and in 2011 announced a licensing deal with Microsoft, Inc. that covers Unwired Planet portfolio of approximately 200 foundational patents. Strategy The company focuses on a multi-pronged intellectual property strategy that includes licensing and enforcement, when necessary, to protect the value of its patent portfolio. History Unwired Planet, Inc. was founded in 1994. The company was formerly known as Openwave Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Unwired Planet, Inc. in 2001.
unwired planet inc (UPIP:NASDAQ GS)
170 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89501
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