We announce the following IP assets for acquisition or licensing:
The portfolio comprises 19 granted patents in four patent families in Europe. The patents cover many key implementation features and concepts (E.g. maps) relating to current products in the market. There are six claim charts available for further analysis.
Inventions are based on R&D work by Telia between 1998 – 2010 and the portfolio is fully granted.
Providing additional information about point of interests in mobile maps & navigation applications
EP1194739 (DE, DK, FR, GB)
Crowd-sourcing of Wi-Fi access point data in server based mobile map & navigation systems
EP1386512 (DE, DK, FI, FR, GB), SE, NO
Procedure and arrangement for placing distances in order of precedence
EP1464193 (DE, FR, GB)
Procedure and arrangement for calculation of distances
EP1464194 (DE, FR, GB, CH), NO
The portfolio has value especially for industry players when negotiating with LBS providers in Europe.
The portfolio can be used e.g. to
- Lower the risk of litigation
- Reduce licensing cost
- Add negotiation power
- Differentiate own services
- Generate licensing income