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Mosaid licenses patents to Taiwan DRAM vendor

Posted: 26 Jun 2007 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:license agreement? patent porfolio? DRAM vendor?

Mosaid Technologies Inc. has licensed its patent portfolio to Taiwan DRAM vendor Etron Technology Inc. for a five-year term. As part of the agreement, Mosaid will likewise receive a cross-license from Etron's patents. Financial details of the license agreement were not disclosed.

"Etron believes in the importance of protecting intellectual property as a key factor in participating in global markets," said Nicky Lu, president and CEO, Etron. "This agreement reflects our respect for the strength of Mosaid's patent portfolio, and their innovative achievements in the DRAM industry."

"Etron is the first fabless DRAM vendor to license Mosaid's patent portfolio, and the third Taiwan company to do so," said Michael Vladescu, VP, licensing and intellectual property, Mosaid. "We have now signed licenses with 16 companies, representing 80 percent of global DRAM shipments. We are also expanding our licensing efforts to other industry segments based on our recent exclusive license agreements and patent acquisitions."

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