EX-99.1 3 d465773dex991.htm INVESTOR PRESENTATION OF UNWIRED PLANET, INC. Investor Presentation of Unwired Planet, Inc.
Unwired Planet
Patent Transaction with Ericsson
January 10, 2013
www.unwiredplanet.com
Exhibit 99.1


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Unwired Planet’s actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from those
anticipated by the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks,
including, but not limited to the ability of the parties to the Ericsson patent purchase to consummate the proposed
transaction
in
light
of
the
various
closing
conditions
set
forth
in the transaction documents, including the patent
purchase agreement, the ability of the parties to predict and capitalize on 3G and 4G mobile phone shipments, the
ability to realize the potential value and synergies created by the Ericsson patent purchase, as well as those risk factors
discussed in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to Unwired Planet’s
Annual
Report
on
Form
10-K
filed
on
September
7,
2012,
and
any
subsequently
filed
reports
on
Forms 10-Q and 8-K or
amendments thereto. Unwired Planet undertakes no duty to update or revise any of the forward-looking statements,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date of this presentation.
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Transaction with Ericsson


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Today’s Announcement
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“Top to Bottom”
licensing strategy
Execution by deeply experienced and proven
management team
Leader in Mobile Communication patents
Broadens existing portfolio into Telecoms Infrastructure
Future
patent
contributions
from
2014
2018
Significantly extends life of UPIP intellectual property
Combined portfolio reflects decades of significant
investment in R&D
Technology critical to Telecommunications Infrastructure
and the Mobile Internet
Contributed Ericsson portfolio includes patents relating to
global telecommunication technologies such as GSM,
GPRS, EDGE, WCDMA and LTE
Recurring royalty licensing model
Substantial majority of potential UP licensees
unencumbered within 3 years
No new encumbrances on Unwired Planet portfolio
(other than a license to Ericsson)
Conscientious and sustainable long-term IP licensing
program
Contribution of 2,185 patent assets
from Ericsson
Long-term industry platform for
realization of IP value
Holistic and deeply relevant combined IP
Accelerates Unwired Planet licensing plan


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Financial Highlights
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Broader licensing program and greater scale
NOL utilization creates tax shield for UPIP net royalties
“Halo effect”: improves underlying economics for UPIP
($1.6bn unutilized NOL balance as of 9/30/12)
Focus on running royalty-based licenses covering all or
part of portfolio
Term vs. perpetual lump-sum licensing
Licensing consistent with relevant Ericsson obligations
No upfront cash consideration
In event of change of control of UPIP, Ericsson receives
deferred consideration based on FMV of combined
portfolio (“Sale Payment”)
Sale Payment floor of $1.05bn (less cumulative
royalties paid to Ericsson) for 3 years post completion
Initially leverage existing IP team complemented with
external resources
Build out of broader internal team over time consistent
with revenue generation
Strong capitalization / Low burn rate
Increased NOL usage
Recurring royalty revenues
Deferred consideration


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Long-Term Industry Platform for Realization of IP Value
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Mobile heritage –
pioneers of telecoms infrastructure and the mobile internet
Decades of significant investment in R&D
Deeply relevant IP spanning infrastructure and wireless devices
Long term view –
commitment to conscientious sustainable long term IP licensing program
260 Patent Assets
Fundamental Application Layer
Technology
Licensing Expertise
NASDAQ Listing
2,185 Patent Assets (incl. 809 US)
Fundamental Communications
Technology
Telco DNA
Future Patent Contributions


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Gross Revenue Share
Cumulative Gross
Revenue
Commentary
Ericsson
Revenue Share
$0 –
100 M
Retention of initial revenue
to fund licensing plan
20%
$100 –
500 M
50/50 share as critical mass achieved
50%
$500 M +
Recognizes Ericsson future patent transfers
and lifespan of UP portfolio
70%
Unwired Planet
Revenue Share
80%
50%
30%


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Unwired Planet Portfolio and Licensing


Full Stack Coverage: “Top to Bottom”
Licensing Strategy
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Presentation Layer
Application Layer
Session Layer
Transport Layer
Network Layer
Data Link Layer
Physical Layer
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Enlarged Portfolio Technology Coverage
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Application Layer
Infrastructure Layer
“Top to bottom”
licensing strategy
Fundamental technologies including patents relating to global telecommunication
technologies such as GSM, GPRS, EDGE, WCDMA and LTE
Scale & breadth
Appstore / Content
Broadcast/Push Technology
Location-based Services / Maps
E-Commerce
Foundational Mobile Computing
Device Functionality
Mobile Search
Mobile Advertising
Signal Processing
Radio Resource Management
Mobility Management
Antennas
Network Protocols
Software
Hardware
Voice / Text Applications


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Go-Forward Licensing Model
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Licensing of patents relating to global telecommunication technologies
(GSM, GPRS, EDGE, WCDMA, LTE)
Licensing consistent with applicable Ericsson obligations
Includes Infrastructure and Handset markets
Pending flagship Application Layer cases
Licensing together with 1 or separately
Recurring royalties: Infrastructure and Handset
Recurring royalty or lump-sum perpetual licenses: Application Layer
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3G/4G Shipments Expected to Grow Rapidly
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Source: IDC, Wall Street Research
0
500
1,000
1,500
2,000
2,500
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
4G
3G (UMTS/WCDMA)
2G (GSM/iDEN)
CDMA


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Addressable Market
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Certain existing encumbrances relating to existing Ericsson licensees
Substantial majority of potential UP licensees unencumbered within 3 years
No restrictions on licensing of existing UP patent portfolio following transaction
Addressable Market Profile


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Highly Experienced Team –
Proven IP Expertise
Mike Mulica
Chief Executive Officer
Former Head of Sales, Phone.com
Former President and Head of Strategy and Corporate Development,
Synchronoss
Former CEO, FusionOne
Former CEO, Bridgeport Networks
Former President, California Microwave
Northwestern University (Kellogg), M.B.A.; Marquette University, B.S.;
Copenhagen Business School, Graduate Certificate in Int’l Business
Daniel Mendez
General Manager, Intellectual
Property
Former co-founder, Visto (now known as Good Technology)
Former VP and CTO, American Management Systems (AMS)
Former Director and Senior Technical Consultant, Cambridge
Technology Partners
Harvard University, A.B. in Computer Science
Tim Robbins
General Manager, Intellectual
Property
Former VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Visto (now
known as Good Technology)
Former Attorney, Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin and
Hachigian
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.; University of California – Los
Angeles, B.A.
Eric Vetter
Chief Financial Officer and
Chief Administrative Officer
Former Consultant, Aristocrat Technologies
Former Senior VP of Finance and Accounting, International Game
Technology
Thunderbird School of Global Management, Masters of International
Management; University of Nevada – Reno, B.B.A. 


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Additional Information


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Infrastructure Portfolio –
Patent World Map (all granted)
Patents cover making, using, selling, offering
for sale, importing and exporting
825 Families Worldwide


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Application Layer
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260
Patent Assets
Majority of patents filed in mid-
to late-
1990s
Mobile Infrastructure
Maps & Location-Based
Services
Push Technology
Handsets
Mobile Advertising
Mobile Application Stores
Over-the-Top Services
Mobile Search
Social Networking & Gaming
Mobile Browser &
E-Commerce
Portfolio Characteristics
Key Technology Areas


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Infrastructure Layer
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Portfolio Characteristics
2,185 Patent Assets
809 US Patent Assets
825 Patent Families
Future contribution of 100 additional patents
(a portion of which will be U.S. patents) per
year for 5 years from 2014
2G, 3G, 4G coverage
Key Technology Areas
Signal Processing
Radio Resource
Management
Mobility Management
Network Protocols
Software
Hardware
Antennas
Voice / Text
Applications


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Commentary on Licensing/District Cases –
Delaware
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Unwired
Planet
filed
litigation
on
August
31,
2011
against
Apple
and
RIM
with
the
District
Court
of Delaware.  Stay on case has recently been lifted.
The lawsuit alleges infringement by Apple and RIM of three Unwired Planet patents covering
technology that enables consumer Internet access from their mobile devices:
The 409 patent allows the mobile device to operate seamlessly, and securely, with a
server over a wireless network
The
037
patent
allows
access
to
updated
versions
of
applications
on
mobile
devices
The 447 patent allows consumers to experience an improved user experience in
navigating through various pages of information without delay


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Commentary on Licensing/District Cases –
Nevada
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Filed litigation on September 20, 2012 against Apple and Google with the District Court of Nevada
The lawsuit alleges Apple infringement of 10 Unwired Planet patents covering the following
products & services:
Mobile Devices (mobile phones, tablets, and music players with iOS operating system
including iPhones, iPads, and iPods)
Mobile Digital Content Systems/Services (Apple App Store, Apple Apps, iTunes)
Cloud Messaging Systems/Services (Apple Push Notification Service [APNS], Siri)
Map and Location Systems/Services (Apple Maps, Local Search, iAds, Safari web browser,
Find My iPhone, Find My iPad, and Find My Friends)
Alleges Google infringement of 10 other Unwired Planet patents covering the following products &
services:
Search and Advertising Systems/Services (Google Search, Google AdWords, Google+Local,
Google Places, Google Mobile Ads)
Mobile Digital Content Systems/Services (Google Play, Google Apps, Bouncer, C2DM,
GCM)
Cloud Messaging Systems/Services (C2DM and GCM)
Maps
&
Location
Systems/Services
(Android
Location,
Google
Maps,
Google
Street
View,
Google Latitude, Google My Location, Google+, Google+Local, Google Places)
Short-Range Radio Communications Systems/Services (Google Wallet, Google Offers, and
Google Mobile Ads)
Mobile
Devices
(including
mobile
phones
and
tablets
with
Android
operating
system, including Motorola Mobility and Nexus mobile phones and tablets)


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Unwired Planet Board of Directors
Peter Feld
Chairman
Managing Member, Portfolio Manager and Head of Research,
Starboard Value LP
Mike Mulica
Director and Chief Executive Officer
CEO, Unwired Planet
Robin A. Abrams
Director
Former Interim Chief Executive Officer, ZiLOG
Henry R. Northaft
Director
Former Chairman and CEO, Tessera Technologies
Mark Jensen
Director
Former Managing Parter, Deloitte