Profile: Pendrell Corp (PCO.OQ)
13 Jan 2017
Pendrell Corporation, incorporated on March 17, 2000, is engaged in the business of licensing and selling intellectual property (IP) rights to others. The Company invests in, acquires and monetizes IP rights. The Company's subsidiaries hold patents that support approximately four IP licensing programs that it owns and manages, such as digital media, digital cinema, wireless technologies, and memory and storage technologies. The Company's subsidiaries focus on licensing the IP rights they hold to third parties and pursuing relevant product opportunities.
The Company's digital media program is supported by patents and patent applications designed to protect against unauthorized duplication and use of digital content that is transferred from a source to one or more electronic devices. The Company's digital media licensees include manufacturers, distributors and providers of consumer products, including Amazon, Casio Hitachi Mobile Communications, DirecTV, Fujitsu, LG Electronics, Microsoft Corporation, Nokia, Panasonic, Pantech, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba, Technicolor, S.A., Time Warner and Xerox Corporation. The Company's digital cinema program is supported by patents and patent applications designed to protect against unauthorized creation, duplication and use of digital cinema content that is authored and distributed to movie theaters globally. Its digital cinema licensees include distributors and exhibitors of digital content, including motion picture producers, motion picture distributors and equipment vendors.
The Company's wireless technologies program is supported by the United States and foreign patents and patent applications. These patents and patent applications are developed by Philips, IBM and ETRI. The technologies covered include third generation (3G), fourth generation (4G), Bluetooth, wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) and near field communication (NFC) technologies. Its wireless technologies program's licensees include suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and providers of wireless devices and infrastructure, including manufacturers and distributors of handsets, tablets, laptops and other connected devices. The Company's memory and storage technologies program is supported by patents and patent applications. Its memory and storage technologies program's licensees include flash memory component suppliers, solid state disk manufacturers and device vendors.
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