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expanding IPVALUE's
position as a leading
provider of IP
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US Patent: US4949039

Magnetic field sensor with ferromagnetic thin layers having magnetically antiparallel polarized components

Inventors: Grunberg, Peter

Notes: The discovery of Giant MagnetoResistance (GMR) led to the 2007 Nobel Prize in physics, as well as to use in the read heads of hard disk drives.

US Patent: GB593017

Improvements in or relating to wireless systems

Inventors: Watson-Watt, Robert A.

Notes: Robert Watson-Watt and other scientists began radar research and development in 1936 at Bawdsey Manor in the UK.

US Patent: US6285999

Method for node ranking in a linked database

Inventors: Page, Lawrence

Notes: Method for node ranking in a linked database and usefulness of web searches.

US Patent: US3549233

Waveguide for electromagnetic waves

Inventors: Charles, Cecil E.; Charles, Kuen Kao

Notes: Optical fibers became a viable medium for telecommunications once attenuation was reduced below 20 decibels per kilometer.

US Patent: US4507371

Solid state cell wherein an anode, solid electrolyte and cathode each comprise a cubic-close-packed framework structure

Inventors: Thackeray, Michael M.; Goodenough, John B.

Notes: Work by Thackeray and Goodenough helped develop the technology for commercial lithim-ion batteries.

US Patent: US4922756

Micro-machined accelerometer

Inventors: Henrion, W. S.

Notes: MEMS accelerometers have been used in a range of applications, from automobile air bags to video game controllers.

US Patent: GB593017

Improvements in or relating to wireless systems

Inventors: Watson-Watt, Robert A.

Notes: Robert Watson-Watt and other scientists began radar research and development in 1936 at Bawdsey Manor in the UK.

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Compelling business model

Compelling business model

Results based, high performance business model that is
strategically and financially fully aligned with partners.

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World class expertise

World class expertise

Experienced in-house team of IP negotiators, attorneys,
technologists and business experts.

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Trusted by partners

Trusted by partners

Close, long-term relationships with major
technology enterprises and leading innovators.

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Unmatched track record

Unmatched track record

Over $600M generated from
patent licensing and sales.

IPVALUE has served:

Xerox

“Our partnership with IPVALUE is an important element of our technology transfer process including helping Xerox maximize the proliferation of our patented technologies and enhance the return on our inventions to the benefit of our shareholders.” Sophie V. Vandebroek, Chief Technology Officer, Xerox Corporation and President, Xerox Innovation Group [IPVALUE partner from 2003 to 2012]

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  • US8042137: Continuous selection graphs
  • US8042138: Apparatus and method for providing and obtaining product information through a broadcast signal
  • US8042139: Method for configuring broadcast components of a broadcast system including a compression control system
  • US8042140: Buffering content on a handheld electronic device
  • US8042141: CATV system, management device, cable modem and program
  • US8042142: Streaming video processing
  • US8042143: Apparatus and method for distributing media content
  • US8042144: Interactive medium and method for managing additional data thereof
  • US8042145: Method of controlling power states in a multimedia system
  • US8042146: Apparatus and method for generating an electronic document, and storage medium
  • US8042147: Network security appliance
  • US8042148: System and method for enforcing policy in a communication network
  • US8042149: Systems and methods for message threat management
  • US8042150: Automatic generation of policies and roles for role based access control
  • US8042151: Application context based access control
  • US8042152: Home network system
  • US8042153: Reducing overhead associated with distributed password policy enforcement operations
  • US8042154: Allowing network access for proxy mobile IP cases for nodes that do not support CHAP authentication
  • US8042155: System and method for generating a single use password based on a challenge/response protocol
  • US8042156: Mapping proprietary SSL APIs onto openssl APIs
  • US8042157: System for restricting data access
  • US8042158: Management of user authorizations
  • US8042159: Website log in system with user friendly combination lock
  • US8042160: Identity management for application access
  • US8042161: Automatic sharing of whitelist data
  • US8042162: Method and system for native authentication protocols in a heterogeneous federated environment
  • US8042163: Secure storage access using third party capability tokens
  • US8042164: Device and process for unique internet access identification
  • US8042165: Method and system for requesting and granting membership in a server farm
  • US8042166: Printing via user equipment
  • US8042167: Methods, systems, and computer program products for network firewall policy optimization
  • US8042168: Computer maintenance method and system
  • US8042169: Method for providing remote management of computer systems
  • US8042170: Bearer control of encrypted data flows in packet data communications
  • US8042171: Providing continuing service for a third-party network site during adverse network conditions
  • US8042172: Remote access architecture enabling a client to perform an operation
  • US8042173: Semiconductor device with high security having JTAG ports
  • US8042174: Image processing device
  • US8042175: Digital signal processing apparatus
  • US8042176: Computer readable medium on which is stored a program for preventing the unauthorized use of program data
  • US8042177: Method and system for requiring authorization for a job prior to processing
  • US8042178: Alert message control of security mechanisms in data processing systems
  • US8042179: False code execution prevention method, program for the method, and recording medium for recording the program
  • US8042180: Intrusion detection based on amount of network traffic
  • US8042181: Systems and methods for message threat management
  • US8042182: Method and system for network intrusion detection, related network and computer program product
  • US8042183: Method and apparatus for detecting computer-related attacks
  • US8042184: Rapid analysis of data stream for malware presence
  • US8042185: Anti-virus blade
  • US8042186: System and method for detection of complex malware
  • US8042187: Security indication spanning tree system and method
  • US8042188: Information processing apparatus, information recording medium manufacturing apparatus, information recording medium, method and computer program
  • US8042189: System and method to force a mobile device into a secure state
  • US8042190: Pre-boot protected memory channel
  • US8042191: Image capture apparatus
  • US8042192: Information processing apparatus, information processing method, recording medium, and program
  • US8042193: Systems and methods for controlling data access by use of a universal anonymous identifier
  • US8042134: Apparatus for managing selection and display of graphic user interface (GUI) information
  • US8042135: Method of controlling EPG receiver and EPG receiver using the same