The Avanci Licensing Platform Expands, Adding Conversant as Newest Patent Owner

Today, Avanci announced that Conversant Wireless Licensing S.A.R.L. has joined its Internet of Things licensing platform as the 18th patent owner. Conversant owns an extensive patent portfolio related to mobile communications networks, which includes hundreds of patents and patent applications that have been declared essential to the 2G, 3G and 4G mobile standards. By joining the Avanci platform, Conversant will license its portfolios through Avanci’s single license agreement to automobile and smart meter manufacturers around the world.

“We are pleased to have Conversant join the Avanci platform,” said Kasim Alfalahi, founder and chief executive officer of Avanci. “Avanci’s open platform and streamlined licensing model continues to attract many different patent owners, all looking for a simple, predictable and fair way to license for the Internet of Things.”

“At Conversant, we believe the most effective way to share technology in the Internet of Things is through joint licensing,” said Boris Teksler, president and chief executive officer of Conversant. “Avanci’s one-stop solution simplifies the licensing process for both patent owners and IoT manufacturers alike.”

The Avanci model brings together patent owners from around the world that develop leading wireless technologies into one place, creating a solution to patent licensing that increases predictability, reduces risk and streamlines technology sharing.

Simple and efficient: that's Avanci

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