Business Wire

Sisvel and RPX Conclude Licensing Agreement for Wi-Fi Standard Essential Patents

Del

Sisvel International S.A. (“Sisvel”) and RPX Corporation (“RPX”) today announced that they have entered into a multi-faceted agreement that provides a license to a subset of RPX clients covering more than 500 patents that make up the Sisvel Wi-Fi Joint Licensing Program. The Sisvel Wi-Fi Joint Licensing program is a solution designed to license standard essential patents (SEPs) for Wi-Fi enabled devices under fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory terms and conditions (FRAND). In addition to the assets in the Sisvel Wi-Fi Licensing Program, Sisvel has also licensed the subset of RPX members to approximately 200 non-essential Wi-Fi assets, owned by Sisvel's subsidiary, Hera Wireless S.A.

In this transaction, Sisvel, a patent aggregator that brings together world-class patents from leading innovators, and RPX, an aggregator that constructs creative licensing solutions that enable its equally innovative clients to avoid or resolve patent disputes, came together to conclude a highly-efficient transaction that benefits the entire market. This transaction both provides adequate returns for innovators and simple, effective, and cost-efficient access to IP rights for the implementers. This is the first time that RPX has concluded a risk clearance patent transaction with a patent pool administrator.

The patents in the transaction are owned by Orange S.A., Fraunhofer IIS, Koninklijke KPN N.V., Columbia University, Hera Wireless S.A., Enact IP S.A., Aegis 11 S.A. In addition to the existing patent owners, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. joined this transaction and will now become a patent owner in the Sisvel Wi-Fi Joint Licensing Program.

This is a great example of how aggregators can find ways to work together to generate benefits for the whole technology ecosystem,” said Mattia Fogliacco, CEO of Sisvel. “Through this single transaction we are able to grant easy access to important technology and, at the same time, generate a fair return for the innovators. This one deal generates several benefits, including more clarity for the market and lower transaction costs.

Both RPX and Sisvel represent the interests of a wide group of clients from a variety of industries. This transaction clearly demonstrates the efficiencies of bringing companies together to create a powerful result that balances the interests of patent owners and companies that implement SEPs in their products,” said RPX Chief Executive Officer Dan McCurdy. “By acknowledging a shared interest and collectively combining knowledge and resources, companies achieve more effective results at a lower cost than would be possible individually.

About RPX
RPX Corporation is the leading provider of patent risk and discovery management solutions. Since its founding in 2008, RPX has introduced efficiency to the patent market by providing a rational alternative to litigation. The San Francisco-based company’s pioneering approach combines principal capital, deep patent expertise, and client contributions to generate enhanced patent buying power. By acquiring patents and patent rights, RPX helps to mitigate and manage patent risk for its growing client network.

As of December 31, 2018, RPX had invested over $2.4 billion to acquire more than 43,000 US and international patent assets and rights on behalf of approximately 320 clients in eight key sectors: automotive, consumer electronics and PCs, E-commerce and software, financial services, media content and distribution, mobile communications and devices, networking, and semiconductors.

About Sisvel
Sisvel International S.A. is the holding company of the Sisvel Group. Sisvel is a world leader in managing intellectual property and maximizing the value of patent rights. Founded in 1982, the Sisvel Group is global in scope and reach, with companies in Italy, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom, leveraging on professionals with technical, legal, and licensing expertise. Sisvel has a long history of managing successful patent portfolios including those related to the audio compression standards known as MP3 and MPEG Audio.

Sisvel currently operates patent pools and joint licensing programs for the DVB-T2, DVB-S2X, MCP, LTE/LTE-A, 3G, Wi-Fi and Recommendation Engine, together with its Sisvel Wireless licensing program and DSL licensing program.

For additional information, please visit: www.sisvel.com.

Contact information

Media
Sisvel Group
Giulia Dini
Communications Manager
Tel: +44 203 053 6930
giulia.dini@sisvel.com

Om Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Følg saker fra Business Wire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Business Wire

 Avioq Announces CE Mark and European Launch of VioOne HIV Profile Supplemental Assay24.6.2019 15:11:00 CESTPressemelding

Avioq, Inc. has received CE Marking (Conformité Européenne) and has begun marketing their VioOne™ HIV Profile™ Supplemental Assay in the European Union and other CE Mark countries. The product has also been submitted for FDA approval. “We are pleased to provide the CE Mark HIV Profile™ assay to countries outside the U.S.,” said Chamroen Chetty, CEO of Avioq. Dr. Chetty continues, “We are also looking for distribution partners to expand the global availability.” The HIV Profile™ is an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for confirmation and differentiation of individual antibodies directed to various gene products of HIV-1 (Group M & Group O) and HIV-2 in human serum or plasma that were repeatedly reactive in diagnostic screening procedures. Results can also be used to distinguish recent from longstanding HIV-1 infection for HIV-1 incidence estimation. About Confirmatory Testing In 2014, the CDC released a new algorithm for HIV testing. The second step of the algorithm includes a

Global Launch of S BLOCK, Kicked Off in Singapore on June 22nd24.6.2019 12:29:00 CESTPressemelding

The globally renowned 2019 WBF Singapore Technology Conference was held in Marina Bay Sands Hotel on June 22nd, 2019. S BLOCK, the conference co-host, unveiled itself and announce its mission to “Unleash your digital assets” for the first time. The conference brought together numerous industry elites and blockchain enthusiasts from all around the world, including more than 500 industry veterans from over 30 countries, such as Switzerland, Germany, France, Russia, Japan, Korea, Brazil, Australia, Argentina and Canada. Insiders shared profound global industry insights. This conference draws great attention from across the global blockchain industry. S BLOCK Kicked Off in Singapore In the morning of June 22nd, Ivan - President of S BLOCK Global Foundation, was invited to deliver a keynote speech, “Next Generation Digital Currency Wallet”. At this conference, S BLOCK was officially launched in more than 30 countries around the world, and opened up the way to a global future without borders

SpeeDx announce a collaborative agreement with GSK to supply tests and technology24.6.2019 12:00:00 CESTPressemelding

SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, has signed a collaborative agreement with GSK, to provide a combination of existing tests and custom test development to support certain GSK antibiotic clinical trials and new product development. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190624005302/en/ “SpeeDx has a demonstrated commitment to improve patient care, and our tests currently used in clinical practice are supporting Resistance Guided Therapy, positively impacting cure rates and helping to minimise the spread of antimicrobial resistant infections.” Colin Denver, SpeeDx CEO. (Photo: Business Wire) “We welcome this extension of the utility and application of our tests and technology,” said Colin Denver, SpeeDx CEO. “SpeeDx has a demonstrated commitment to improve patient care, and our tests currently used in clinical practice are supporting Resistance Guided Therapy, positively impac

Nexon Computer Museum to Hold the Fourth VR Content Contest24.6.2019 10:13:00 CESTPressemelding

Nexon Computer Museum (NCM) of NXC is holding the fourth virtual reality content contest, ‘2019 NCM OPEN CALL X REALITY’. NXC is a holding company of Nexon (TOKYO: 3659). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190624005284/en/ Nexon Computer Museum (NCM) of NXC is holding the fourth virtual reality content contest 2019 NCM OPEN CALL X REALITY with total prize money of KRW 13 million. Application received from July 1st to August 31st, winners announced on October 25th. (Graphic: Business Wire) NCM OPEN CALL is an exhibit to discover and support virtual reality content creators. This year’s keyword ‘X REALITY’ encompasses all kinds of virtualization including VR, AR, MR, and more. It also implies eXtended Reality, which broadens the perspectives of reality, and Cross Reality, which overlaps the real and virtual world. The unpredictable X signifies NCM OPEN CALL’s pursuit towards embracing various kinds of innovative an

REPLY: New Tool “China Beats” Provides Deep Insights Into the Chinese Market24.6.2019 09:15:00 CESTPressemelding

TD Reply, the company specializing in marketing and innovation consulting within the Reply Group, developed China Beats, a business intelligence solution that enables companies to gain an in-depth understanding of the Chinese market and its players. This is ensured by AI-supported social listening with connection to all major Chinese e-commerce, social media and search platforms such as Alibaba, Baidu, WeChat and Weibo. The prosperity of the Chinese population is growing at a rapid pace. According to analysts estimates, around 550 million Chinese will belong to the middle class by 2022. As a result, the Chinese market is also becoming increasingly important for international companies. Entering the market, however, is challenging, especially in terms of reliable identification of target groups, analysis of their consumer behavior and preferences. Digital data can provide a remedy, because the majority of Chinese consumers are netizens who shop on digital platforms, exchange their opini

MYbank Works With Financial Institution Partners to Serve Over 15 Million SMEs24.6.2019 05:42:00 CESTPressemelding

MYbank, a leading online private commercial bank in China with a focus on SME financing, today announced that the bank’s Star Plan has enabled MYbank, with its financial institution partners, to serve over 15 million small and micro enterprises (SMEs). SMEs are key drivers of economic growth and this partnership is now serving more SMEs than any other in the world. The announcement comes on the day that MYbank celebrates its 4th Anniversary. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190623005055/en/ MYbank’s 310 lending model enables inclusive finance for SMEs in China (Photo: Business Wire) MYbank’s Star Plan was announced on June 21, 2018 with the aim of using technology to enable 1,000 financial institution partners to provide more cost-effective financing services to 30 million SMEs in China within a three-year period. A little over a year later and the Star Plan is showing significant progress. As of June 2019, lev