Avanci Announces Patent License Agreement with Ford

Leading car maker joins Avanci’s essential patent marketplace for connected vehicles

DALLAS, Texas, May 31, 2022 – Today, Avanci announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with Ford Motor Company. With one agreement, Ford gains access to all 4G, 3G, and 2G standard essential patents owned by the 49 patent owners currently participating in the Avanci licensing program, as well as any patent owner who joins the program in the future, for use in Ford’s connected vehicles.

“Avanci extends a warm welcome to Ford, one of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers,” said Kasim Alfalahi, founder and chief executive officer of Avanci. “Ford is the fifth US-based auto maker to join the growing list of companies who have adopted the industry solution offered by our independent marketplace.”

Avanci has transformed the way the owners of patented cellular technology and automakers share technology, by offering a single joint license to the majority cellular standard essential patents on a set of transparent licensing terms that have been widely accepted by licensors and licensees. A total of 41 auto brands and more than 65 million vehicles are now licensed by Avanci.

 

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Mark Durrant
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
media@avanci.com
+1 (469) 480-2558 / +44 7875 276867

Avanci Announces Patent License Agreement with General Motors

Leading US car maker joins Avanci marketplace, obtaining a license for essential patented technology for connected vehicles

DALLAS, Texas, May 3, 2022 – Today, Avanci announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with General Motors, increasing the total number of auto brands licensed through the Avanci marketplace to 37. By signing an agreement with Avanci, connected vehicles from General Motors family of brands receive licenses to the 2G, 3G, and 4G essential patents of the 48 patent owners that participate in the marketplace today, as well as patent owners that join Avanci in the future.

“We are very pleased to welcome General Motors, the largest US based automotive manufacturer and one of the largest worldwide, as an Avanci licensee,” said Kasim Alfalahi, founder and chief executive officer of Avanci. “This agreement demonstrates our focus on streamlining the patent licensing process for the automotive market with efficient, predictable licensing solutions through our one-stop Avanci marketplace.”

Avanci’s truly independent marketplace has transformed the way companies share technology by licensing intellectual property from many different patent holders in a single transaction, at low, fixed rates, paid once for the lifetime of the vehicle. By streamlining the technology sharing process, Avanci provides automotive manufacturers with an efficient and transparent way to access the wireless technology needed for their connected vehicles. More than 55 million connected vehicles on the world’s roads are licensed through Avanci.

Media contact:

Mark Durrant
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
media@avanci.com
+1 (469) 480-2558 / +44 7875 276867