Finjan and IBM Enter Patent Acquisition and Development Agreement
EAST PALO ALTO, CA – Aug. 28, 2017 — Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a cybersecurity company, today announced that it has formed a new subsidiary, Finjan Blue, Inc., a Delaware corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of Finjan Holdings, which has entered into a patent acquisition and development agreement with IBM (NYSE: IBM), and includes pathways for the two companies to consider development efforts in the future. The Agreement, the terms of which are confidential, includes the transfer of select security-related patent assets and provides for the sharing of pertinent institutional knowledge and resources by IBM to Finjan Blue.
“Finjan returns to its roots with a business relationship it had with IBM nearly 20 years ago that included Finjan shipping its early enterprise appliance products on the IBM e-series chassis.” said Phil Hartstein, President and CEO of Finjan Holdings. “This Agreement sets the foundation for us to work cooperatively with IBM now and into the future, bolsters our growth, and fits squarely within our strategic objectives.”
A call to discuss Finjan’s new subsidiary, Finjan Blue, Inc. will be held on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. PT/ 4:30 p.m. ET. Interested parties can dial in 1-855-327-6837. The call will also be webcasted on the IR section of Finjan’s website https://ir.finjan.com/ir-calendar.
Established nearly 20 years ago, Finjan is a globally recognized leader in cybersecurity. Finjan’s inventions are embedded within a strong portfolio of patents focusing on software and hardware technologies capable of proactively detecting previously unknown and emerging threats on a real-time, behavior-based basis. Finjan continues to grow through investments in innovation, strategic acquisitions, and partnerships promoting economic advancement and job creation. For more information, please visit www.finjan.com.
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