Microsoft and Wistron deepen collaboration with Android patent licensing renewal

General Press Releases Tuesday March 8, 2016 13:38
REDMOND, Washington, and TAIPEI, Taiwan--8 Mar--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

On Monday, Microsoft Corp. and Wistron Corp. announced a renewed Android patent licensing agreement covering Wistron's tablets, mobile phones, e-readers, and other consumer devices running Android and Chrome platforms under Microsoft's patent portfolio. This deal extends and expands a prior Android intellectual property (IP) license between the companies.

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"We're looking forward to continuing to enhance consumer experiences through our renewed and strengthened partnership with Microsoft," said Eric H. Ma, head of Wistron's Legal Division.

"Combining access to Microsoft's cutting-edge technologies with Wistron's impressive engineering capacity is a powerful recipe for improved customer solutions," said Nick Psyhogeos, president of Microsoft Technology Licensing. "Our partnership with Wistron highlights the kind of opportunities created through mutual respect and alignment on intellectual property."

Microsoft's commitment to licensing IP

The patent agreement is another example of the important role IP plays in ensuring a healthy and vibrant technology ecosystem. Since Microsoft launched its IP licensing program in December 2003, it has entered into more than 1,200 licensing agreements. More information about Microsoft's licensing programs is available at http://www.microsoft.com/iplicensing.

About Wistron Corp.

Wistron Corporation is a Fortune Global 500 company and a Technology Service Provider supplying ICT (information and communication technology) products, services and systems to our global customers. We are devoted to increasing the value of our services through developing innovative solutions in the areas of display vertical integration, cloud and green recycling. For more information, please visit: www.wistron.com.

About Microsoft Technology Licensing
Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC was formed in 2014 to acquire, manage and license Microsoft's patent portfolio.
About Microsoft

Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT" @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.


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