Victor Shear founds the company
Initially called Electronic Publishing Resources (EPR) Incorporation, the company’s name was changed to Intertrust Technologies in 1996.
Intertrurst files the Big Book patent
The patent represented a seminal invention in the history of secure computing; it was approved two years later.
Intertrust goes public
The IPO in October raised $135 million. Earlier that year Intertrust collaborated with business partners and created a proprietary digital currency system.
Files lawsuit against Microsoft
Intertrust filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Microsoft Corporation. The lawsuit diverted resources away from R&D underway.
Intertrust becomes privately held
The company is taken private by a joint venture involving Philips, Sony, and Stephens Inc. Talal Shamoon becomes CEO.
Settles with Microsoft
In a landmark $440 million settlement, Microsoft resolves the patent lawsuit filed by Intertrust. Intertrust co-founded the Coral Consortium with Fox, HP, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, and Sony to standardize the NEMO (Networked Environment for Media Orientation) framework.
Intertrust develops Marlin DRM software
The Marlin content protection standard is co-founded by Intertrust, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, and Sony. The Marlin group launched the open standard Marlin developer community.
Intertrust creates Seacert
A PKI service to distribute Marlin keys, Seacert is launched by Intertrust.
Intertrust acquires majority stake in whiteCryption
Intertrust gained a majority stake in application shielding and white-box cryptography company, whiteCryption, based in Latvia.
Intertrust launches ExpressPlay
Expressplay uDRM was launched and the Company invested in other key product areas, including data management company Marinexplore (now Planet OS) and offline content delivery company, Kiora.
Intertrust expands ExpressPlay
Leading video service providers in Europe, India, and China adopted ExpressPlay. Panasonic Avionics licensed ExpressPlay for inflight entertainment
New investors come onboard
WiL, a Japanese Silicon Valley Fund, and RWE, a major German utility, joined the Intertrust board.
Intertrust acquires product assets
The assets of Kiora and Planet OS were acquired by Intertrust. The Personagraph data platform was announced.
Intertrust announces its Intertrust Platform
Intertrust launched the Intertrust Platform, a trusted data platform with full interoperability and data exchange capabilities for corporate data stores.
Origin Energy invests in Intertrust
The leading Australian integrated energy company, Origin Energy joined the list of Intertrust investors.
Intertrust sells whiteCryption, announces CleanGrid
The company sold whiteCryption to the mobile app security vendor Zimperium. Intertrust Platform based CleanGrid toolkit for data-driven energy applications was announced.