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Absolute Software Corporation invented the Computer Theft Recovery category in 1994.

To date, the following patents have been issued to Absolute Software.

Several other patent applications are pending in a variety of jurisdictions.

Patent Licensees

The following companies have taken licenses to Absolute's patents:

  • Essare LLC has been licensed to distribute its Where’s My Phone offerings under US patent #6087937; Canadian patent #2211735; and U.K. patent #GB2298302.
  • E.E. Soft, LLC has been licensed to distribute its LaptopSentry offerings under US patents #5715174, #5764892, #5802280, #5896497, #6244758, #6269392, #6300863, and #6507914; Canadian Patents #2284806 and #2205370; U.K. patents #EP793823, and #GB2338101; German patent #0793823; Australian patent #699045; and Japan patent #4067035.
  • Tometa Software has been licensed to distribute its LaptopLocate.net offerings under US patents #5715174, #5764892, #5802280, #5896497, #6244758, #6269392, #6300863, and #6507914; Canadian Patents #2284806 and #2205370; U.K. patents #EP793823, and #GB2338101; German patent #0793823; Australian patent #699045; and Japan patent #4067035.
  • Trackion has been licensed to distribute its Trackion Device Tracking System offerings under US patents #5715174, #5764892, #5802280, #5896497, #6244758, #6269392, #6300863, and #6507914; Canadian Patents #2284806 and #2205370; U.K. patents #EP793823, and #GB2338101; German patent #0793823; Australian patent #699045; and Japan patent #4067035.
  • Cyber Angel has been licensed to distribute its Cyber Angel Tracking System under US patents #5715174, #5764892, #5802280, #5896497, #6244758, #6269392, #6300863, and #6507914; Canadian Patents #2284806 and #2205370; U.K. patents #EP793823, and #GB2338101; German patent #0793823; Australian patent #699045; and Japan patent #4067035.
  • SecureRetrieve has been licensed to distribute its SecureRetrieve offerings under US patents #5715174, #5764892, #5802280, #5896497, #6244758, #6269392, #6300863, and #6507914; Canadian Patents #2284806 and #2205370; U.K. patents #EP793823, and #GB2338101; German patent #0793823; Australian patent #699045; and Japan patent #4067035.
  • Tri-8 has been licensed to distribute its MyLaptopGPS offerings under US patents #5715174, #5764892, #5802280, #5896497, #6244758, #6269392, #6300863, and #6507914; Canadian Patents #2284806 and #2205370; U.K. patents #EP793823, and #GB2338101; German patent #0793823; Australian patent #699045; and Japan patent #4067035.
  • Awareness Technologies, Inc. has been licensed to distribute its Interguard and Laptop Cop offerings under US patents #5715174, #5764892, #5802280, #5896497, #6244758, #6269392, #6300863, and #6507914; Canadian Patents #2284806 and #2205370; U.K. patents #EP793823, and #GB2338101; German patent #0793823; Australian patent #699045; and Japan patent #4067035.
  • Detto Technologies, Inc has been licensed to distribute its Laptop Cop offerings under US patents #5715174, #5764892, #5802280, #5896497, #6244758, #6269392, #6300863, and #6507914; Canadian Patents #2284806 and #2205370; U.K. patents #EP793823, and #GB2338101; German patent #0793823; Australian patent #699045; and Japan patent #4067035.
  • Steganos GmbH has been licensed to distribute its AntiTheft offerings under US patents #5715174, #5764892, #5802280, #5896497, #6244758, #6269392, #6300863, and #6507914; Canadian Patents #2284806 and #2205370; U.K. patents #EP793823, and #GB2338101; German patent #0793823; Australian patent #699045; and Japan patent #4067035.
  • Peak Positioning Corporation has been licensed to distribute its HomeWave and Peak Positioning offerings under US patents #5715174, #5764892, #5802280, #5896497, #6244758, #6269392, #6300863, #6507914, #6087937, #7818803 and #7818557; Canadian patents #2284806, #2205370 and #2211735; U.K. patents #EP0793823, #GB2338101 and GB2298302; German patent #DE0793823; Australian patent #699045; and Japanese patent #4067035.

Licensing Program

In addition to the parties mentioned above, those interested in obtaining a license to Absolute’s intellectual property should contact Absolute’s Legal Department at 1 604 730 9851 or 1 877 553 6862.