"iControl is committed to protecting its innovations and to continue leading the industry in smart home technology development," said Richard Mosher, general counsel for iControl Networks.
"For nearly a decade, iControl
has prioritized investment and development in areas critical to the connected home, and we are thrilled to see our intellectual property portfolio continue to grow.
Developing and managing IP that protects our customers is a key focus area for iControl
as the connected home market explodes with new entrants."
Mosher was hired as iControl's general counsel earlier this year.
spent the last decade as general counsel for both public and private companies, and has been instrumental in developing and expanding intellectual property portfolios and strategies, including the management of the extensive Intellisync patent portfolio, which has been used by dozens of licensees and was acquired by Nokia
Under Mosher's leadership, iControl
will expand its two-pronged approach to intellectual property protection by focusing on both product development and active patent portfolio growth.
has raised more than $130 million and has invested heavily in a comprehensive connected home IP portfolio.
Today's connected home marketplace is increasingly competitive, and we want to ensure that iControl
and its partners are set up for success," Mosher