Pendrell Corporation (NASDAQ: PCO), through its subsidiary, Pendrell Technologies, is a fully-integrated intellectual property (“IP”) investment and advisory firm. Pendrell Technologies develops and implements strategies to acquire, commercialize and license IP. It also assists its clients with a variety of IP services, including IP valuation and investment analysis, IP landscape analysis, IP divestitures and IP risk mitigation strategies.
Pendrell differentiates itself by partnering with leading technology, media and telecommunications companies to support innovation and promote monetization of intellectual property on fair and reasonable terms.
ContentGuard, which was acquired by Pendrell Technologies in 2011, pioneered the development of digital rights management (DRM) technologies. ContentGuard has developed an industry-leading DRM intellectual property portfolio, with more than 260 issued patents and 160 pending patent applications worldwide. More than fifty percent of the world’s handset market is licensed to use ContentGuard's DRM innovations, and with the rapid adoption of a wide range of connected devices that facilitate the delivery of protected content, we are well positioned for future growth in this expanding market.
Ovidian Group, our advisory subsidiary, is a respected and trusted leader in providing IP solutions to many of the world’s leading technology companies, private equity, hedge funds and investment banks. Ovidian possesses deep expertise in IP portfolio analysis, valuation, monetization and litigation strategies.
The Pendrell leadership team is uniquely positioned in the IP industry, with a history of driving innovation in the communications and technology sectors for more than 30 years. The team’s track record includes demonstrated entrepreneurial successes in launching, operating and financing companies in the cable, wireless, wireline, satellite, networking and media industries. Six members of Pendrell's management team have been named among the world's Top 300 IP Strategists worldwide by IAM Magazine.
Pendrell is headquartered in Kirkland, Washington, with offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC