BENEFITS

 

Unified works to reduce NPE activity through monitoring, market intelligence, analytic tools, prior art, and USPTO challenges.

 

Protects Verticals

  • Holistic approach to protecting technology areas

  • Changes investment decision of NPEs

Proactive

  • Willing to deter the largest NPEs

  • Affects decisions of all NPEs

Always Deter

  • Never incentivizes future assertions

  • Deters future NPEs

Startups add value

  • Startups provide notice before NPE sale

 

Analytics

  • Data increases transparency in the system and improves decision making

  • Independent of law firm, NPE, or consultant bias

All Inclusive

  • All services included in yearly fees

  • Leave whenever you want and keep everything

 

ZONES

 

Content Zone

DEFINITION

Production

  • Encoding/Compression

  • Placement

  • Image Processing

  • Workflow management/Metadata

 

Distribution

  • Content Delivery Network (CDN)

  • Load Balancing/Cache Servers/Replication

  • Unicasting/Multicasting/ Broadcasting

  • Routing /Overlay Routing

  • Data Multiplexing

  • IP/DOCSIS Delivery

  • Bandwidth Management/Throttling

  • Smooth Streaming/Adaptive Bitrate Streaming

Storage/Management Systems

  • Billing/Accounting Systems

  • Monitoring

  • Storage systems

  • File sharing/replication

 

Personalization / Ad Systems

  • Advertising/Ad insertion / Segmentation

  • User Data

  • Skipping

  • Program Guide

  • Interactive Advertising

  • Content Recommendation

Endpoint Distribution

  • Voice/Data Multiplexing

  • Analog/Digital Multiplexing

  • GUI optimization

  • User interaction/interface

Consumption

  • Control/Navigation

  • Content Selection

  • Enhanced or Augmented Viewing/Content

  • Device customization

  • Mobile delivery

  • Power management

Security

  • Output control

  • Protection/DRM/Encryption technologies

  • Secure computing


Cloud Zone

DEFINITION

Access

  • Network

  • Web

  • Mobile

  • Security

Service Models

  • SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, etc.

  • File Hosting and Sharing

  • Backup, Synchronize, Archive, Restore

  • Cloud computing

  • Enterprise Storage

  • Table storage

Architecture & Operation

  • Software and hardware

  • Storage Networking

  • Volumes/ File systems

  • Virtualization

  • Load balancing & scaling

  • Data center optimization

  • Reliability / Redundancy


Transactions Zone

DEFINITION

Secure Electronic Transactions and Payments

  • Credit/debit/pre-paid

  • Money transfer and value exchange methods, including b2b, trading and commercial/retail transactions

  • Online transactions

  • Mobile payments

  • SMS and Text

  • Currency Conversion

  • Blockchain / Virtual currency

Authentication and Security

  • Encryption methods

  • Tokenization

  • Fraud systems and methods

  • Transaction notifications and alerts

  • Data Security

  • Distributed ledger

  • Multi-factor authentication

  • Out-of-Band authentication

Online Bill Pay

  • Retail and commercial

 

Mobile

  • Card/account management

  • Payments

  • Security and authentication

  • Transaction processing

  • Digital wallet

  • SMS and text

Card and Payment Device Readers

  • Point of sale systems

  • Chip

  • Mag-stripe

  • NFC/proximity

  • Device Testing

  • Security

Image-Based Transactions

  • Bar code

  • QR code

  • Other image-based transactions


IoT Zone

DEFINITION

Wireless Functions & Features

  • Security

  • Wearables

  • Health/fitness monitors

  • Brown Goods (speakers, TVs, etc.)

  • White Goods (refrigerators, etc.)

  • Connected devices (instruments, power, lighting)

  • Networking (routers, modems)

  • Management applications (apps, web)

  • IP Communications (voice, video, messaging)

Connectivity Protocols

  • Mesh Networking/IEEE 802.15.4

  • Near field communication (NFC)

  • Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

  • Bluetooth

  • WiFi (802.11)

  • LiFi


Retail Zone

DEFINITION

eCommerce Functions & Features

  • Catalog systems

  • Website implementation

  • Shopping cart/checkout

  • Localization

  • Payment gateway

  • Verification systems

  • Data encryption

  • Performance enhancement

  • Online marketing

  • Recommendation systems

  • Advertising systems

  • Graphical user interface design & optimization

Back-end

  • Merchandise management (MMS)

  • Enterprise Resource Management (ERP)

  • Supply chain management (SCM)

  • Warehouse management (WMS)

  • Consumer relationship management (CRM)

  • Delivery management/package tracking

  • Call center systems

  • Automation technologies

  • Legacy integration

Retail Storefront

  • Electronic point of sale (EPOS)

  • Conversion optimization

  • Loss prevention

  • Security systems

  • Employee management

  • Rewards programs

  • Interactive surveys


Transport Zone

DEFINITION

Infotainment

  • System integration

  • Multimedia Systems

  • Audio/radio

  • Entertainment

  • GPS / navigation

  • Tracking

  • Telematics

  • Data Connectivity

  • Charging

Powertrain / Hybrid / Electric

  • Battery Chargers

  • Battery Pack Systems

  • Controllers

  • Electric Vehicle Charging Systems

  • Emissions Systems

  • High Voltage Wiring & Electrical Centers

  • Integrated Solutions

  • Inverters

  • Vehicle Sound Generator

  • Motor

  • Fuel Cell Systems

Electronics

  • Actuators

  • Wipers

  • Semiconductors

  • Sensors

  • Electronic Control Units (ECU)

  • Mechatronic modules

  • Fleet Management

  • Remote management

Safety

  • Brake control

  • Sensors

  • Occupant (SRS)

  • Pedestrian (detection)

  • Adaptive Cruise Control

  • Pre-Collision Systems

  • Driver’s Assistance

  • Lane support

  • Security Systems

  • Anti-theft Systems

  • Tire Information Systems

  • Video Monitoring

Conventional Vehicle Components

  • Drivetrain / Engine / Transmission

  • Chassis/Frame/Body

  • Suspension / Steering / emissions Systems


Mobile Zone

DEFINITION

Communication Protocols/Standards

  • TDMA

  • CDMA

  • GSM/EDGE

  • UMTS

  • HSPA

  • HSPA+

  • GPRS

  • 3G

  • 4G/ 4G LTE

Mobile Features/Functions

  • MMS/SMS services

  • Caller ID / Voice recording

  • VoIP

  • Voice/biometric recognition

  • Touchscreen input

  • Display / LED light

  • Camera / Screen Capture

  • Security / screen lock

  • Keyboard input / Autocorrect

  • Microphone / Speakers

  • Hands-free communication

  • Noise cancellation

  • Phone casing / packaging

OS & Applications

  • iOS / Android platform

  • GUI / Mobile interface

  • Update/Syncronization system

  • App Store / In-app purchases

  • Mobile applications / notifications

  • Digital rights management (DRM)

Baseband, RF, Channel Processing

  • Multi-Core Processor

  • Clock Speed Management

  • Multithreading

  • Signal Quality

  • Antenna / RF Transceivers

  • Interference reduction / Frequency Hopping

  • Carrier Aggregation

  • Single Band / MultiBand

  • Channel Monitoring

  • QoS / Prioritization / Media serving

  • Buffering / File transfer optimization

  • Power Management / Control

  • Encryption & Security

  • Authentication / SIM cards

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth discovery / pairing

  • NFC / RFID

  • GPS / Location-based services

  • Peripheral access / Mobile hotspots

  • Data storage/retrieval systems


Cyber Security Zone

(UNDER DEVELOPMENT)

Digital Infrastructure and Information Protection

Asset Protection

  • Application Security Scanning and Testing

  • Secure Development Life Cycle

  • Application-Level Security Gateways

  • Database Security

  • Encryption at Rest / in Motion

  • Data Loss Prevention

  • Digital/Information Rights Management

  • Endpoint Security/Protection

  • Mobile Security

  • Host/Server Security

  • Operations Technology Security

  • Network Security

  • Perimeter Security

  • Network Behavior Analysis

  • Social and Collaboration Security

  • Email and Collaboration Security

  • Social Media Monitoring

Security Management

  • Threat and Vulnerability Management

  • Threat Intelligence

  • Vulnerability Management

  • Patch Management

  • Security Information and Event Management

  • Real-Time, Context-Aware Monitoring

  • Security Infrastructure Maintenance and Support

  • Automated Policy and Rules Administration

  • Security Orchestration Automation Response

IT Service Management

  • Change Management

  • Configuration Management

  • Problem Management

  • Service-Level Management

Identity and Access Management

Identity Governance and Administration

  • Identity Life Cycle Processes

  • Automated Provisioning

  • Access Request (Including Self-Service) Workflows

  • Role Management

  • Role and Entitlement Mining

  • Identity Analytics

  • Reporting

Identity Intelligence

  • Identity Audit

  • Identity Analytics

Access Management

  • Identity Assurance

  • Authentication

  • Authorization

  • Single Sign-On

Privileged Account Management

Governance, Risk and Program Management

Program Management

  • Awareness Communication and Behavior Change

  • Budget Management

  • Long-Term Strategy Planning

  • Organization and Security Team Skills Management

  • Policy/Process Management

Risk Management

  • Data Classification

  • Risk Assessment

  • Business Impact Assessments

  • Risk Register

Compliance and Assurance Management

  • Audit and Compliance Assessment

Privacy Management

  • Employee Privacy

  • Customer/Patient/Citizen Privacy

  • Metrics and Indicators

Business Continuity Management

  • BCM Governance and Program Management

  • Contingency Planning

  • Pandemic Planning

  • Emergency Response

  • Crisis/Incident Management

  • IT Disaster Recovery Management

  • Business Recovery

Vendor Management/Third-Party Management

  • Outsourcer/Cloud Provider Security

  • Procurement Security