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