Ken Stanwood

Ken Stanwood

Ken Stanwood is CTO of WiLAN, Inc. where he oversees WiLAN’s engineering staff. One of his primary responsibilities is running WiLAN’s university technology transfer program which includes helping universities spin out startups. Mr. Stanwood transitioned into his role of CTO after having served as President and CEO of WiLAN Labs, the research and development arm of WiLAN, Inc. which focused on developing solutions to fundamental issues facing next generation wireless communications and cloud computing. Mr. Stanwood has extensive experience in Broadband Wireless technology development including protocol and algorithm development, intellectual property, and standardization. He has been in the communications industry for over 35 years. As an entrepreneur and inventor, he has founded two startups and holds more than 145 issued US patents.


Posts by Ken Stanwood


The Inventor Protection Act: Needed Momentum or More Harm than Good?

Recently, the Inventor Protection Act, H.R.6557, was introduced to Congress.  It’s a very well intentioned piece of proposed legislation.  However, it may actually do more …

TC Heartland Requires Standardized Local Rules and Demand Letter Reform

In their recent TC Heartland decision, SCOTUS created unequal protection against patent infringers based on geographical incorporation decisions. They added uncertainty in time, cost, and outcome in …

Benefit of the Secondary Patent Market to Startups

The validity of secondary markets for a variety of goods and services is never questioned. Securities are sold and resold many times after their initial offering, homes …
By Ken Stanwood
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