Wi-LAN Inc., is a patent licensing company, which focuses on intellectual property, and manages and licenses the patent portfolios of various companies. It operates in a range of markets, including automotive, digital television, Internet, medical, semiconductor and wireless communication technologies. It develops and commercializes patented technologies, and licenses these inventions to various companies. It enables patent owners to sell or license patented intellectual property. Within a partnership arrangement, it offers a solution to owners of patents, and implements the licensing program on their behalf. The Company has signed over 43 partnerships.