Global Sources
EE Times-Asia
Stay in touch with EE Times Asia
EE Times-Asia > Controls/MCUs

Rambus, Matsushita sign patent license agreement

Posted: 11 Jul 2006 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:license agreement? Rambus? Matsushita? Panasonic? SDRAM?

Rambus Inc., a provider of high-speed interface technology, announced it has signed a new patent license agreement with Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd, commonly known by the brand name Panasonic. The five-year agreement grants Matsushita a license to Rambus patents for SDRAM and DDR SDRAM memory controllers. Rambus will receive royalty payments based on the shipment of these memory controllers.

Matsushita Electric also signed a technology license agreement with Rambus in 2004 for use of its DDR2 drop-in cell as well as its XDR memory interface solution.

Other semiconductor suppliers and system manufacturers who have signed patent license agreements for products covered by Rambus patents include AMD, Elpida, Fujitsu, Infineon, NEC, Renesas and Toshiba.

Article Comments - Rambus, Matsushita sign patent licen...
*? You can enter [0] more charecters.
*Verify code:


Visit Asia Webinars to learn about the latest in technology and get practical design tips.

Back to Top