Royalty Report: Storage, Computers & Office Equipment, Semiconductors – Collection: 211899

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Category: Technology Licenses, Created On: 2022-04-28, Record Count: 18

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Category: Technology Licenses
Created On: 2022-04-28
Record Count: 18

Primary Industries

  • Storage
  • Computers & Office Equipment
  • Semiconductors
  • IC
  • RAM
  • Circuits
  • Security
  • Consumer Electronics

IPSCIO Report Record List

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IPSCIO Record ID: 211899

License Grant
Licensor grants to the South Korean Licensee a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable license under all Licensors Intellectual Property Rights to manufacture, have manufactured, use, offer for sale, import and sell Smart Media.

Licensor grants a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable license under all Intellectual Property Rights to manufacture, have manufactured, use, offer for sale, import and sell Memory Sticks.

Licensor grants a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable license under all Licensor Intellectual Property Rights to manufacture, have manufactured, use, offer for sale, import and sell High-Speed Memory Sticks.

License Property
Licensor has certain proprietary technology related to flash memory controllers, flash memory and system architecture.

Smart Media means a flash memory storage device that meets the Smart Media Specifications.

Flash Controller means a device within Flash Card Products (whether implemented in firmware, hardware and/or software) that controls the operation of a memory within such Flash Card Products.

Flash Card Products means a Flash Memory System on a card having a connector that attaches it to a host system.

Flash Memory System means an integrated circuit memory system that contains one or more interconnected flash memory devices or flash memory integrated circuits, and in-system control, I/O and other support circuit(s) that are interconnected with the flash memory devices or flash memory integrated circuits and necessary to the operation of the memory system.

Field of Use
This agreement relates to memory storage systems for computers.

IPSCIO Record ID: 211930

License Grant
Licensor grants Japanese Licensee a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable license under all Licensor Intellectual Property Rights to manufacture, Have Manufactured, use, offer for sale, import and sell Licensed Memory Sticks.

Licensor grants a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-assignable license under all Licensor Intellectual Property Rights to manufacture, Have Manufactured, use, offer for sale, import and sell Host Devices and any components of Licensed Memory Sticks or Host Devices, provided that Sony shall only be licensed under Licensor Intellectual Property, the Licensed Memory Stick. Further, the license to offer to sell and sell Improved Memory Stick controllers apart from the Improved Memory Sticks is limited to sales and offers to sell such controllers to parties that have a license from Licensor to manufacture Improved Memory Sticks from such controllers; provided, however, Licensor shall be permitted to offer for sell and sell controllers any party as repair or replacement parts for Licensed Memory Stick.

License Property
Licensor has certain proprietary technology related to flash memory controllers, flash memory and system architecture.

The Licensed Memory Stick means a Memory Stick that incorporates or uses Licensor Intellectual Property Rights.

The Improved Memory Stick means the Memory Stick improved by Licensor or jointly by Licensor and Licensee which conforms to the Memory Stick Specifications.

The Improved Memory Stick Interface means the portion of the Improved Memory Stick relating to the interface between flash memory and the flash memory controller.

Field of Use
The Licensee designs, manufactures, markets and sells certain flash memory products and associated devices under the trademark Memory Stick.

IPSCIO Record ID: 203502

License Grant
The Japanese Licensor grants a worldwide, nonexclusive, nontransferable, non-assignable, royalty-bearing license under all Licensors Intellectual Property Rights to manufacture, Have Manufactured, use, offer for sale, import and sell Licensed Memory Sticks, and manufacture, Have Manufactured and use any components of Licensed Memory Sticks.

Licensor grants a non-exclusive, non-transferable, indivisible right to use the Memory Stick trademark.

License Property
The licensed technology is the Licensors technology for the memory stick.  Licensor designs, manufactures, markets and sells certain flash memory products and associated devices under the trademark Memory Stick.

The trademark is MEMORY STICK.
Licensor  is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation. Its diversified business includes consumer and professional electronics, gaming, entertainment and financial services.

Field of Use
Licensee  develops, designs, manufactures, markets and sells certain proprietary flash memory products.

IPSCIO Record ID: 166132

License Grant
Licensor grants to the Japanese Licensee a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide licenses under Licensors Patents, without the right to sublicense, to make, to have made, to use, to sell, to offer for sale, either directly or indirectly, and to import, Licensees Licensed Products.
License Property
Licensor Patents shall mean all classes or types of patents,  utility models and design patents, in all countries or  jurisdictions  of the world now owned or controlled by Licensor or acquired by Licensor during the term of this Agreement and apply to the use or manufacture of Flash Memory Integrated Circuits,  Flash Memory Devices or Flash Memory Systems.

Licensee Licensed Products shall mean any Licensee Flash Memory Integrated Circuits,  Licensee Flash Memory Devices and Licensee Flash Memory Systems; and Third Party Flash Software where such Third Party Flash Software is distributed or sold by Licensee in conjunction with a Licensee Licensed Product,  and shall not include any Triple-Poly Flash memory Device or Product, MLC Flash Memory Integrated Circuits, MLC Flash Memory Devices or MLC Flash Memory Systems.

Field of Use
The parties are both engaged in their respective continuing programs of research and development of flash  memory related technology.

IPSCIO Record ID: 2151

License Grant
Licensor and Licensee announced on November 14, 2000 that they have reached a settlement agreement concerning the patent infringement actions and all other claims and counterclaims currently before the United States District Courts of the Northern District of California and the District of Delaware.
License Property
Lexar's CompactFlash' and PC Cards (U.S. Patent No. 5,602,987).  These are flash memory and flash memory storage devices.

IPSCIO Record ID: 367582

License Grant
Japanese Licensor and Licensee agreed to enter into this Agreement to achieve a business resolution that avoids termination of the important and significant business relationship covered by the Distribution Agreement relating to the Flash Memory Products.
License Property
Flash Memory Products shall mean all Licensee products (including memory, software and systems), and components, whether or not containing Licensee’s commercial indicia, that Licensor manufactures, assembles, packages, uses, sells, offers to sell, leases, exports, imports or otherwise transfers worldwide under either the Distribution Agreement, dated December 21, 2005,  or the Foundry Agreement, dated September 28, 2006.
Field of Use
Field of use is for memory, software and systems relating to computers.

IPSCIO Record ID: 27139

License Grant
The Japanese Company hereby grants to Licensee, during the term of this Agreement, a non-exclusive, non-transferable and non-assignable license under Licensed Patents, without the right to grant sublicense, to make, have made, use, offer for sale, sell, have sold or otherwise dispose of Licensed Products in all countries of the world.
License Property
Licensed Product means a floppy disk adapter referenced as FlashPath for allowing reading and/or writing Licensor’s SmartMedia.
Field of Use
The rights granted apply to storage media using flash memory.

IPSCIO Record ID: 280825

License Grant
Licensor grants a non-exclusive, indivisible, non-transferable license under Licensor Licensed Patents to make, have made pursuant to Licensees own specifications, use, sell, lease or otherwise dispose of Licensees Licensed Products within the Licensed Territory during the term of this Agreement.
License Property
The Licensed patents relate to Data Storage Apparatus and Method.

Licensed Controller means an Array Controller which, but for the license granted herein, the manufacture, use, or sale of which would constitute an infringement of one or more claims of EMC Licensed Patents. In the United States, infringement includes direct infringement, inducement to infringe, and contributory infringement as enacted in 35 USC 271(a)-(c), respectively, and also infringement under the Doctrine of Equivalents.

Licensed Subsystem means a Subsystem which, but for the license granted herein, the manufacture, use, or sale of which would constitute an infringement of one or more claims of EMC Licensed Patents. In the United States, infringement includes direct infringement, inducement to infringe, and contributory infringement as enacted in 35 USC 271(a)-(c), respectively, and also infringement under the Doctrine of Equivalents.

Subsystem means a data storage subsystem including one or more arrays of physical mass storage devices, and one or more Array Controllers associated therewith.

Array Controller means a single or multi-processor device or group of functionally inter-related devices operable to physically and/or logically configure a plurality of physical mass storage devices as one or more independently accessible arrays, and to control the communication of data between the array(s) and one or more Hosts or Clients in a predetermined format or formats.

Field of Use
The field of use is data storage.

IPSCIO Record ID: 240622

License Grant
The Japanese Licensee hereby grants to Israeli Licensor an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, unlimited and unconditional (except for the condition set forth in the continuation of this sentence), paid-up license to make, have made, use, sell, offer for sale, import, copy and distribute the MDOC-512`s and products incorporating MDOC-512 design and maskworks (including without limitation all related documentation, schematics, codes and all other relevant information), including the right to sublicense any or all of these rights through multiple tiers, subject only to Licensor complying with its payment obligations with respect to the Licensor NRE Payments of this Agreement; provided that such license expressly excludes Licensee Technology including Licensee NAND flash technology, design or maskworks incorporated in the MDOC-512 and further excludes the right to disclose or license the Developed Technology to any third party.

Licensor hereby grants to Licensee a further non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-bearing license under Licensors intellectual property rights in the Licensor Technology as and to the extent needed to make, have made, sell, offer for sale, import, copy, and distribute the MDOC-512 Units and Combo Units to third parties either (a) under a Licensee trademark and/or tradename, and/or (b) for incorporation by Licensee`s customer into another product bearing such customer`s trademark and/or tradename which adds substantial additional value. Licensee shall not have the right to sublicense any of these rights except in connection with the distribution of MDOC-512 Units and Combo Units as specified in the preceding sentence.

License Property
The MDOC512 Monolithic Flash Disk is a complete monolithic single-chip Nand flash memory subsystem. Requiring only minimal external address decoder logic, the MDOC easily interfaces with any CPU bus such as local bus or ISA bus. Hardware generated EDC (Error Detection Code) and ECC (Error Correction Code) ensure highly reliable data storage with minimal CPU time or memory space overhead. Combined with Licensor TrueFFS® software, the MOOC provides a total solution for a completely integrated solid-state bootable disk drive with minimal circuitry and design effort.

MDOC-512 means the 512 MBit Monolithic binary and/or Multi-Level-Cell ('MLC') DiskOnChip die that combines Licensees 512 Mbit binary or MLC NAND flash design with Licensors flash file system and NAND Flash Disk Controller technologies in a single NAND flash die.  MDOC-512 Unit means any form of packaged MDOC-512.

Licensor Technology means the DiskOnChip design and technology, including NFDC, and True Flash File System design and technology.

Licensee Technology means the MDOC-512 design and maskwork, but not any Licensor Technology incorporated therein, and NAND flash.

Field of Use
This agreement pertains to the computer industry relating to flash drives.

IPSCIO Record ID: 211831

License Grant
With this addendum, the Parties wish to enhance their cooperation, such that the Israeli Licensor shall grant the Licensee of Taiwan a license under Licensors MLC Technology according to the terms and conditions of this Second Addendum.  In addition, Licensor shall further assist Licensee in designing, developing and implementing MLC Flash Products.

The Israeli Licensor grants to the Licensee of Taiwan a non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide license, without right to sub-license, under the Licensor MLC Patents, MLC Technology, and MLC Improvements to use, make to use, make, without sub-contracting or have made, design, co-design and have designed by a Subsidiary, develop, sell and offer to sell, and otherwise dispose of MLC Products.

License Property
MLC Flash products shall mean a flash product based on or incorporating Licensors MLC Technology.

Licensors MLC Technology shall mean Licensors NROM, or nitride-read-only memory, Technology, or any part thereof, which allows storing 4 bits of information per memory cell.  Unlike volatile semiconductor memory devices which lose stored information after electrical power is turned off, non-volatile semiconductor memory devices retain stored information even without a power source.

Field of Use
This agreement is for the semiconductor industry.

IPSCIO Record ID: 29267

License Grant
The Licensor grants the Licensee a non-exclusive licenses under any of the Licensors patents to make Licensed Products and the right to use, to lease, to sell, and otherwise to dispose of, Licensed Products made only by Licensee or its subsidiaries.
License Property
The Licensed Products are Integrated Circuits of a type which is commonly recognized in the industry by any of the following acronyms DRAMs (including but not limited to Dynamic Random Access Memory devices, Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory devices, Video RAMs (VRAMs), and Field or Frame memories commonly referred to in the industry as FRAMs); SRAMs; ROMs; PROMs; EPROMs; FLASH EPROMs; or EEPROMs.

IPSCIO Record ID: 3886

License Grant
The Licensor grants to the Company, and the Company accepts from the Licensor, a license (the License) to utilize the Patent, including the use, manufacture and sub-license of products which utilize the Patent and the patented technology within the Territory (hereinafter defined). During this terms of this Agreement, Licensor shall not grant any license of the Patent to any other company that directly, or indirectly through a subsidiary, affiliate, licensee or otherwise provides users with Internet access or sells, distribute or manufacturers smartcards, nor shall Licensor use the Patent in any way so as to compete with the Company.
License Property
U.S. Patent No.
Issue Date
Title
6,325,285
Sept. 14, 2004
Smart Card With Integrated Fingerprint Reader

A smart card is a card made from plastic or other suitable material that comprises some degree of processing capability. Typically, smart cards may be programmed to perform a wide variety of functions. For example, a single smart card may be programmed to open doors as a key, store medical information, and serve as an electronic credit card. A single smart card therefore has the potential to replace many of the items that people carry and use in their day-to-day lives.

Field of Use
Rights to Use . The license here stated is a license to make use of the Patent for the purpose of developing software, systems and products to be used in the business of the company, namely providing secure transactions over the Internet from home and office computers and/or providing either or an automatic method for connecting to remote computers and/or a method of delivering targeted advertising to home and/or office computers and/or providing identity verification and access control as provided for in the Patent. 5.

IPSCIO Record ID: 1215

License Grant
As part of this joint venture arrangement, the Licensor has licensed all Ovonic Universal Memory technology to the Licensee on an exclusive, worldwide basis and contributed intellectual property, Licenses, production processes and know-how.
License Property
The Licensor has been a member in the joint venture since its inception in 1999 and has made cash investments of $1,500 for their ownership interest. The Licensor does not have any involvement in the operations of the Licensee, but two members of the Licensor's management team are members of the Licensee's board of directors.
Field of Use
The Licensee is commercializing the Ovonic Universal Memory technology through licensing and product development arrangements.  Ovonic Universal Memory is a basic, new type of nonvolatile memory that can replace conventional nonvolatile or FLASH memory in applications requiring retention of stored data when power is turned off.

IPSCIO Record ID: 247081

License Grant
The Canadian University and Researcher grant to the Canadian Licensee the exclusive right to obtain a worldwide exclusive license to grant sublicenses of the Technology.
License Property
The Researcher has prepared and submitted a project proposal entitled 'Development of a Hall Effect Sensor for Magnetic Memory Devices' (MMO Project #EE40103).
Field of Use
Permitted uses of the Technology under the License shall consist of the use, development, design, manufacture, license, sub-license and sale of memory cells and data storage devices incorporating the Technology or any portion of the Technology exclusively throughout the world.

IPSCIO Record ID: 751

License Grant
The Licensor, on behalf of itself and its Affiliates, hereby grants to Licensee and its Affiliates the following separate and distinct licenses for each product that falls within the definition of a Licensed Product identified JEDEC-compliant memory controllers a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-bearing, worldwide license, without the right to sublicense, solely under the associated Licensor Applicable Patent Claims, to make including have made, use, Sell, offer for Sale, and/or import the corresponding Licensed Product during the Term.  

Licensor has also been subject to an investigation in the European Union. Licensee was not a party to that investigation, but has recently sought to intervene in the appeal of the investigation.

As a result of Licensor's commitments to resolve that investigation, for a period of five years from the date of the resolution, Licensor must now provide a License to memory controller manufacturers, sellers, and/or companies that integrate memory controllers into other products.

The parties have not signed a release of liability for past damages, nor dismissed any outstanding litigation between the parties.  The terms of the License Agreement are per the agreement that licensor offers as part of its commitment with the European Commission.

License Property
The License Agreement requires that licensee pay licensor royalties for certain specified SDR memory controllers and a higher royalty for certain other memory controllers, including DDR, DDR2, DDR3, LPDDR, LPDDR2, GDDR2, GDDR3, GDDR4, and portions of GDDR5 memory controllers.
Field of Use
Licensee is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices.  Licensee serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce(R) products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro(R) products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla(TM) products.

IPSCIO Record ID: 26786

License Grant
The Company entered into an exclusive, worldwide license agreement for technology related to smart cards.  The companies negotiated a cancellation of the agreement on April 3, 2003.
License Property
Smart Cards add the ability and intelligence to store and process information with a computer chip embedded inside the card.

IPSCIO Record ID: 243437

License Grant
The Canadian Parties, for Licensee/Industry Participant rights, provided that the Industry Participant is in compliance with the provisions of this Agreement, the Licensor grants that the Industry Participant shall have the first right to an exclusive, world-wide and perpetual sub-license for the use of any Technology.
License Property
The technology is for the Development of a Hall Effect Sensor for Magnetic Memory Devices.
Field of Use
Permitted uses of the Technology under the License shall consist of the use, development, design, manufacture, license, sub-license and sale of memory cells and data storage devices incorporating the Technology or any portion of the Technology exclusively throughout the world.

IPSCIO Record ID: 159637

License Grant
Licensor hereby grants to Licensee the exclusive world wide right and license to use all of Licensor's present and future enhancements to Licensor's personal memory device Technology on wearable computers.
Licensee receives an exclusive perpetual worldwide license to market Licensors products for personal memory devices in the user-supported computer marketplace for the life of all Licensors patents, pending and granted related to such technology.
License Property
The proprietary technology relating to the storage of information and covered by U.S. and foreign patent application Serial Number 081401,779 entitled A System for providing Personal Memory Devices which can be read and written to.
Field of Use
This agreement pertains to the computer industry.
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