Royalty Report: Fabrication, Lithography, Semiconductors – Collection: 258578

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Category: Technology Licenses, Created On: 2022-04-28, Record Count: 5

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Category: Technology Licenses
Created On: 2022-04-28
Record Count: 5

Primary Industries

  • Fabrication
  • Lithography
  • Semiconductors
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Imaging
  • Radiation
  • IC

IPSCIO Report Record List

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IPSCIO Record ID: 258481

License Grant
The Memorandum of Understanding, between a Licensor of the Netherlands, a Licensor of Germany and a Licensee of Japan, is a binding cross license agreement that concerns all pending disputes between the parties.

The Licensor of the Netherlands grants the Japanese Licensee, on its own behalf and on behalf of its other Grantor entities, a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable license, under the Netherlands Licensor’s Licensed Patents, to make, have made, use, sell, offer for sale, and import Licensee Licensed Products during the Term, and permanently for any Converted Licensed Patent family.

The German Licensor grants the Japanese Licensee, a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable license, under the German Licensor’s Licensed Patents, to make, have made, use, sell, offer for sale, and import Licensee Licensed Products during the Term, and permanently for any Converted Licensed Patent family.

License Property
The Netherlands Licensor Licensed Products means lithography equipment, including EUV Lithography Products, and components for use in lithography equipment, including EUV Lithography Products, that are designed, made, have made, used, sold, offered for sale, or imported by or on behalf of this Licensor or its Subsidiaries, and all applications therefor, as well as such other products as may be agreed by the parties; but excluding this Licensors Excluded Products and components for Excluded Products. For purposes of clarification, lithography equipment and components licensed pursuant hereto are licensed in their entirety, including any third-party components and materials thereof or therefor that were not designed by or for this Licensor or its Subsidiaries.

The German Licensor Licensed Products means components for use in lithography equipment, including EUV Lithography Products, and this Licensors Digital Cameras, in each case that are designed, made, have made, used, sold, offered for sale, or imported by or on behalf of this Licensor (or, with regard to this Licensor Digital Cameras, or its Subsidiaries, and all applications therefor, as well as such other products as may be agreed by the parties; but excluding components for this Licensor Excluded Products. For purposes of clarification, components for use in lithography equipment and this Licensor Digital Cameras licensed pursuant hereto are licensed in their entirety, including any third-party components and materials thereof or therefor that were not designed by or for this Licensor or its Subsidiaries.

Licensee Licensed Products means lithography equipment, including FPD/Large Area Substrate Products, and components for use in lithography equipment, including FPD/Large Area Substrate Products, and Digital Cameras, in each case that are designed, made, have made, used, sold, offered for sale, or imported by or on behalf of Licensee or its Subsidiaries, and all applications therefor, as well as such other products as may be agreed by the parties; but excluding Licensee Excluded Products and components for Licensee Excluded Products. For purposes of clarification, lithography equipment and components and Digital Cameras licensed pursuant hereto are licensed in their entirety, including any third-party components and materials thereof or therefor that were not designed by or for Licensee or its Subsidiaries.

EUV Lithography Products means lithography systems that image using radiation with wavelengths of 20 nanometers or less, and all components thereof and therefor.

FPD/Large Area Substrate Products means products, including lithography equipment, for the manufacture of flat panel displays or substrates having a dimension greater than 500 mm along any dimension.

Digital Camera means a complete digital camera or digital camera body for personal or professional photography, including video, use.  Digital Camera does not include microscopes, medical imaging equipment, or stand-alone lenses.

Field of Use
The field of use is lithography equipment and components and digital cameras.

Lithography equipment includes a variety of techniques for transferring circuit patterns to a printed circuit board, such as photolithography, which uses a mask or template, and nanolithography, which uses electron beam imaging to produce a pattern.

IPSCIO Record ID: 258578

License Grant
The Memorandum of Understanding is a binding cross-license agreement that concerns all pending disputes between the parties.

The Japanese Licensor grants the Netherlands Licensee a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable license, under Licensor’s Licensed Patents, to make, have made, use, sell, offer for sale, and import Netherland Licensee Licensed Products during the Term, and permanently for any Converted Licensed Patent family.

The Japanese Licensor grants the German Licensee a worldwide, non-exclusive, non- sublicensable, non-transferable license, under Licensor’s Licensed Patents, to make, have made, use, sell, offer for sale, and import the German Licensee Licensed Products during the Term, and permanently for any Converted Licensed Patent family.

License Property
The Netherland Licensor Licensed Products means lithography equipment, including EUV Lithography Products, and components for use in lithography equipment, including EUV Lithography Products, that are designed, made, have made, used, sold, offered for sale, or imported by or on behalf of this Licensor or its Subsidiaries, and all applications therefor, as well as such other products as may be agreed by the parties; but excluding this Licensors Excluded Products and components for Excluded Products. For purposes of clarification, lithography equipment and components licensed pursuant hereto are licensed in their entirety, including any third-party components and materials thereof or therefor that were not designed by or for this Licensor or its Subsidiaries.

The German Licensor Licensed Products means components for use in lithography equipment, including EUV Lithography Products, and this Licensors Digital Cameras, in each case that are designed, made, have made, used, sold, offered for sale, or imported by or on behalf of this Licensor (or, with regard to this Licensor Digital Cameras, or its Subsidiaries, and all applications therefor, as well as such other products as may be agreed by the parties; but excluding components for this Licensor Excluded Products. For purposes of clarification, components for use in lithography equipment and this Licensor Digital Cameras licensed pursuant hereto are licensed in their entirety, including any third-party components and materials thereof or therefor that were not designed by or for this Licensor or its Subsidiaries.

Licensee Licensed Products means lithography equipment, including FPD/Large Area Substrate Products, and components for use in lithography equipment, including FPD/Large Area Substrate Products, and Digital Cameras, in each case that are designed, made, have made, used, sold, offered for sale, or imported by or on behalf of Licensee or its Subsidiaries, and all applications therefor, as well as such other products as may be agreed by the parties; but excluding Licensee Excluded Products and components for Licensee Excluded Products. For purposes of clarification, lithography equipment and components and Digital Cameras licensed pursuant hereto are licensed in their entirety, including any third-party components and materials thereof or therefor that were not designed by or for Licensee or its Subsidiaries.

EUV Lithography Products means lithography systems that image using radiation with wavelengths of 20 nanometers or less, and all components thereof and therefor.

FPD/Large Area Substrate Products means products, including lithography equipment, for the manufacture of flat panel displays or substrates having a dimension greater than 500 mm along any dimension.

Digital Camera means a complete digital camera or digital camera body for personal or professional photography, including video, use.  Digital Camera does not include microscopes, medical imaging equipment, or stand-alone lenses.

Field of Use
The field of use is lithography equipment and components and digital cameras.

Lithography equipment includes a variety of techniques for transferring circuit patterns to a printed circuit board, such as photolithography, which uses a mask or template, and nanolithography, which uses electron beam imaging to produce a pattern.

IPSCIO Record ID: 293482

License Grant
The Parties wish to settle, dismiss, and terminate the Pending Proceedings and grant each other certain rights and releases under their respective patents pursuant to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

The Dutch Licensor grants to the Japanese Licensee, under the Licensor Licensed Patents, retroactive to the Effective Application Date of each Licensor Licensed Patent, a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable license, only during the Term, to (a) make, use, including use with patterns or masks for processing substrates such as wafers, Sell, offer to Sell, import and export Licensee Licensed Products anywhere in the world, (b) have Licensee Licensed Products made by its manufacturers anywhere in the world, provided that, solely for purposes of this clause (b) and such have made right is conditioned upon (i) such manufacturers making the Licensee Licensed Products in accordance with specifications provided by a Licensee Grantee Entity, and (ii) such Licensee Licensed Products not being off the shelf products offered for Sale by or on behalf of such manufacturer to Persons other than Licensee Grantee Entities, (c) practice any method or process anywhere in the world in connection with the design, manufacture, installation, assembly, operation, adjustment, measurement, qualification, maintenance, support, repair, or diagnosis of Licensee Licensed Products designed, made, used and/or Sold, and (d) make, have made, and use, including use with patterns or masks for processing substrates such as wafers, any tool, software, machine, or other apparatus anywhere in the world in connection with the design, manufacture, installation, assembly, operation, adjustment, measurement, qualification, maintenance, support, repair, or diagnosis of Licensee Licensed Products designed, made, used and/or Sold.

License Property
Licensee Licensed Products means
(a) Lithography Equipment and Lithography Components, and, in each case, all applications therefor, and
(b) Digital Cameras and all applications therefor; provided, however, that Licensee Licensed Products exclude (i) Licensee Excluded Products and (ii) Components that are solely for use in Licensee Excluded Products. For the avoidance of doubt, Lithography Equipment, Lithography Components, and Digital Cameras are licensed in their entirety, including any Third Party Components thereof. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, as of the Effective Date, Licensee Licensed Products include Licensee’s and its Grantee Entities’ products within the following product lines NSR series, FX series, LithoBooster, D series, Z series, COOLPIX series, and KeyMission series.

Licensor Licensed Products means Lithography Equipment and Lithography Components, and, in each case, all applications therefor; provided, however, that Licensor Licensed Products exclude (a) Licensor Excluded Products and (b) Components that are solely for use in Licensor Excluded Products.

Lithography Components means, individually and collectively, Components for use in Lithography Equipment, including (a) separately installed Components of any Lithography Equipment, (b) any optical elements, modules and systems, including illumination optical systems, projection optical systems, manipulation devices and mounting means of any Lithography Equipment, (c) any Components integrated in any Lithography Equipment, (d) materials for use in, and solely to the extent they are for use in, the operation of any Lithography Equipment, such as fluids and gases, (e) any software installed in such Lithography Equipment that is used to operate or control such Lithography Equipment, solely to the extent it is for use in the operation or control of Lithography Equipment; including where such Lithography Equipment uses and/or incorporates masks, or uses, incorporates and/or processes resists or substrates, including wafers; and (f) processes, materials and devices for designing, manufacturing, assembling, adjusting and qualifying any of the items described above; provided, however, that Lithography Components shall not include masks, resists, or substrates themselves. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Lithography Components include any entire standalone assembly of a tool or machine, where a standalone assembly of a tool or machine means an assembly that is not included in any Lithography Equipment, solely for (i) measuring either or both alignment marks on a wafer and the topography of a wafer, and (ii) using such measurements solely to calculate feedforward corrections for wafer stage positioning in an Immersion Lithography System, which, for the avoidance of doubt, includes Licensee’s LithoBooster Standalone Alignment Station as and in the form marketed by Licensee as of the Effective Date. For the avoidance of doubt, Lithography Components does not include, by way of examples only, the products of Licensor’s Applications Business Lines, including Licensor’s Yieldstar line of products and including the products of Licensor’s HMI and Brion businesses, in each case, as and in the form such products are marketed by Licensor and its Grantee Entities as of the Effective Date.

Lithography Equipment means any tool or machine for forming or transferring a pattern on or onto a substrate by Lithography for use in the fabrication of integrated circuits, thin film heads, flat panel displays, micromachines, and other applications with similar requirements to any of the foregoing, including where such tool or machine uses and/or incorporates masks, or uses, incorporates and/or processes resists or substrates, including wafers, or performs maskless Lithography; provided, however, that Lithography Equipment shall not include masks, resists, or substrates themselves. For the avoidance of doubt, except where expressly indicated otherwise in this Agreement, Lithography Equipment includes EUV Lithography Equipment and FPD/Large Area Substrate Equipment.

“Digital Camera” means a complete digital camera or digital camera body for personal or professional photography (including video) use. “Digital Camera” does not include microscopes, medical imaging equipment, or stand-alone lenses.

“EUV Lithography Equipment” means Lithography Equipment that performs Lithography using radiation with wavelengths of 20 nanometers or less, and all Components thereof.

“FPD/Large Area Substrate Equipment” means Lithography Equipment (a) for the manufacture of flat panel displays, or (b) for exposing large area substrates, other than semiconductor wafers, having a dimension greater than 500 mm along any dimension.

Field of Use
The field of use is Lithography and optical equipment  for use in the fabrication of integrated circuits, thin film heads, flat panel displays, micromachines, and other applications with similar requirements.

IPSCIO Record ID: 293178

License Grant
The Parties wish to settle, dismiss, and terminate the Pending Proceedings and grant each other certain rights and releases under their respective patents pursuant to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

The Licensor of Japan grants to the Dutch Licensee, under the Licensor Licensed Patents, retroactive to the Effective Application Date of each Licensor Licensed Patent, a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable license, only during the Term, to make, use, including use with patterns or masks for processing substrates such as wafers, Sell, offer to Sell, import and export Licensee Licensed Products anywhere in the world,  have Licensee Licensed Products made by its manufacturers anywhere in the world, provided that, solely for purposes of this clause,  such manufacturers making the Licensee Licensed Products in accordance with specifications provided by a Licensee Grantee Entity, and such Licensee Licensed Products not being “off the shelf” products offered for Sale by or on behalf of such manufacturer to Persons other than Licensee Grantee Entities or Zeiss Grantee Entities,  practice any method or process anywhere in the world in connection with the design, manufacture, installation, assembly, operation, adjustment, measurement, qualification, maintenance, support, repair, or diagnosis of Licensee Licensed Products designed, made, used and/or Sold, and make, have made, and use,  including use with patterns or masks for processing substrates such as wafers any tool, software, machine, or other apparatus anywhere in the world in connection with the design, manufacture, installation, assembly, operation, adjustment, measurement, qualification, maintenance, support, repair, or diagnosis of Licensee Licensed Products designed, made, used and/or Sold.

License Property
Licensor Licensed Products means
(a) Lithography Equipment and Lithography Components, and, in each case, all applications therefor, and
(b) Digital Cameras and all applications therefor; provided, however, that Licensor Licensed Products exclude (i) Licensor Excluded Products and (ii) Components that are solely for use in Licensor Excluded Products. For the avoidance of doubt, Lithography Equipment, Lithography Components, and Digital Cameras are licensed in their entirety, including any Third Party Components thereof. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, as of the Effective Date, Licensor Licensed Products include Licensor’s and its Grantee Entities’ products within the following product lines NSR series, FX series, LithoBooster, D series, Z series, COOLPIX series, and KeyMission series.

Licensee Licensed Products means Lithography Equipment and Lithography Components, and, in each case, all applications therefor; provided, however, that Licensee Licensed Products exclude (a) Licensee Excluded Products and (b) Components that are solely for use in Licensee Excluded Products.

Lithography Components means, individually and collectively, Components for use in Lithography Equipment, including (a) separately installed Components of any Lithography Equipment, (b) any optical elements, modules and systems, including illumination optical systems, projection optical systems, manipulation devices and mounting means of any Lithography Equipment, (c) any Components integrated in any Lithography Equipment, (d) materials for use in, and solely to the extent they are for use in, the operation of any Lithography Equipment, such as fluids and gases, (e) any software installed in such Lithography Equipment that is used to operate or control such Lithography Equipment, solely to the extent it is for use in the operation or control of Lithography Equipment; including where such Lithography Equipment uses and/or incorporates masks, or uses, incorporates and/or processes resists or substrates, including wafers; and (f) processes, materials and devices for designing, manufacturing, assembling, adjusting and qualifying any of the items described above; provided, however, that Lithography Components shall not include masks, resists, or substrates themselves. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Lithography Components include any entire standalone assembly of a tool or machine, where a standalone assembly of a tool or machine means an assembly that is not included in any Lithography Equipment, solely for (i) measuring either or both alignment marks on a wafer and the topography of a wafer, and (ii) using such measurements solely to calculate feedforward corrections for wafer stage positioning in an Immersion Lithography System, which, for the avoidance of doubt, includes Licensor’s LithoBooster Standalone Alignment Station as and in the form marketed by Licensor as of the Effective Date. For the avoidance of doubt, Lithography Components does not include, by way of examples only, the products of Licensee’s Applications Business Lines, including Licensee’s Yieldstar line of products and including the products of Licensee’s HMI and Brion businesses, in each case, as and in the form such products are marketed by Licensee and its Grantee Entities as of the Effective Date.

Lithography Equipment means any tool or machine for forming or transferring a pattern on or onto a substrate by Lithography for use in the fabrication of integrated circuits, thin film heads, flat panel displays, micromachines, and other applications with similar requirements to any of the foregoing, including where such tool or machine uses and/or incorporates masks, or uses, incorporates and/or processes resists or substrates, including wafers, or performs maskless Lithography; provided, however, that Lithography Equipment shall not include masks, resists, or substrates themselves. For the avoidance of doubt, except where expressly indicated otherwise in this Agreement, Lithography Equipment includes EUV Lithography Equipment and FPD/Large Area Substrate Equipment.

Field of Use
The field of use is Lithography and optical equipment  for use in the fabrication of integrated circuits, thin film heads, flat panel displays, micromachines, and other applications with similar requirements.

IPSCIO Record ID: 315856

License Grant
Licensor grants an exclusive license for the life of the patents to use, import, export, sell and offer to sell, but not to make, any Licensor Materials supplied or developed under this Agreement, only in the Field.
License Property
Photomasks are high-purity quartz or glass plates containing precision images of integrated circuits and are used as masters by semiconductor manufacturers to optically transfer these images onto semiconductor wafers. Photomasks are a necessary component in the production of semiconductors.

Licensor is currently the only photomask manufacturer in the world that also manufactures photoblanks and pellicles, the principal components of photomasks.

Field of Use
The field is the area of advanced photomask technology, such as photomasks, blanks and pellicles.  The technology is used in photolithography for microelectronic applications, including pellicles for optical markets, and specifically the semiconductor industry.
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