Most people have no idea of the patent roadblocks their smartphones have to go through before they ever reach the hands of consumers. Take my company Lenovo, a $50 billion technology enterprise that is one of the world’s top makers of smartphones, tablets, personal computers, and other smart gadgets. We spend tens of millions of…

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No one would have predicted that the three of us would ever find ourselves on the same side of the corporate patent wars, let alone speak with one voice about how to end them. That’s because one of us is the patent chief at a global smartphone maker (and an influential critic of patent licensing…

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Wireless technology leader added to growing roster of global companies in Via’s program SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2018 – Via Licensing Corporation today announced that Innovative Sonic has joined an extensive pool of companies as the newest licensor in Via’s industry-leading LTE (Long Term Evolution) wireless licensing program. Via’s LTE licensing program offers the industry a…

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New Platform Supports Via’s Deepening Relationships with Chinese Partners SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2018 – Via Licensing today announced its sponsorship of the Asia Intellectual Property (IP) Project, a new initiative from the renowned Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT) at the University of California, Berkeley. The Asia IP Project brings together leading companies, academics,…

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Program Offers a License to Patents Essential to Multiple Standards, Including 3G and 4G SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, 2018 —Via Licensing, the leading provider of intellectual property solutions, announced today that it is launching a new multi-generational licensing program for wireless technologies. The program offers one of the largest combined cellular standard-essential patent portfolios for licensing…

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Program Offers a License to Patents Essential to Multiple Standards, Including 3G and 4G SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2018 — Via Licensing Corporation today announced that global technology leader Siemens AG has joined an impressive pool of innovative companies as the newest licensor in Via’s industry-leading LTE (Long Term Evolution) wireless licensing program. Via’s LTE…

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SAN FRANCISCO, January 17, 2018— Via Licensing, the leading provider of innovative intellectual property solutions, rounded out one of the most successful years in the company’s history in 2017. Fueling Via’s growth is the expansion of its long-term evolution (LTE) patent pool. In addition to adding dozens of new licensees, Via pulled in several new…

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