WiLAN to Acquire a Second IIoT Company

  • May 5, 2017
  • E-Commerce and Software, Patent Market, Patent Watch

Wi-LAN Inc. (WiLAN) has announced another acquisition in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) space—its second since recently unveiling plans to restructure its business model. WiLAN’s agreement to acquire VIZIYA comes as several other public NPEs, including Acacia Research Corporation and Finjan Holdings, Inc., have made attempts to diversify their business activities and move beyond patent assertion alone.

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