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Websiteunwiredplanet.com
CategoryMobile/Wireless
Employees590

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Redwood City, USA
2100 Seaport Blvd.
Redwood City, CA
USA

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Unwired Planet

Unwired Planet (formerly OpenWave) established many of the foundational technologies that allow mobile devices to connect to the Internet. Over the years, Unwired Planet’s software has enabled many industry firsts for its operator customers: Unwired Planet was the first company to enable operators to deploy mobile Internet browsing; the first company to create technology that enabled photo messaging; and the company behind the world’s first Wireless Access Protocol (WAP) deployment.

The company has built a patent portfolio of approximately 200 patents covering many innovations spanning smart devices, cloud technologies and unified messaging.

Unwired Planet is pursuing a multi-pronged patent monetization strategy, which ranges from direct licensing of its patents, litigation, and partnering with an Intellectual Property specialist.

In 2011 Unwired Planet filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission (ITC) in Washington, DC, requesting that the ITC bar Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Limited from importing into the United States their smartphones and tablet computers that we believe infringe Unwired Planet patents. Unwired Planet also simultaneously filed a similar complaint in federal district court in Delaware.

Unwired Planet believes that these large companies should pay Unwired Planet to use the technologies that we invented — particularly in light of the substantial revenue these companies have earned from devices that we believe use our patented technology. The company believes that its legal position is very strong and that it has a high probability of success.

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Location Manager
Messaging and Email MX
Openwave Mobile Analytics

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    Openwave Expands Technology Alliance Partnership with F5 Networks to Include Analytics and Media Optimization (earthtimes.org) [edit]
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