Alexander Maxwell
Value, growth, long-term horizon, biotech

Wi-Lan: A Patent Play With Asymmetrical Upside?

Wi-Lan (NASDAQ:WILN) is a patent monetization company, that has successfully licensed its patents to over 265 companies, and has over 3,000 pending or issued patents. With this size and strength of its licensing program comes the interesting scenario as to whether or not it is one of the safer bets in the patent monetization industry. While we all know that no bet in anything (but especially in patent monetization) can be considered a sure thing, Wi-Lan has had a successful licensing campaign. Wi-Lan has a variety of very successful patents and solid financials, which should help to entice long term investors.

RE37,802 Patent

One of the most important (and in my opinion valuable) patents in Wi-Lan's portfolio was...

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