Royalty Report: Medical, Device, Consumer Electronics – Collection: 26325

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Category: Technology Licenses, Created On: 2022-04-28, Record Count: 9

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Category: Technology Licenses
Created On: 2022-04-28
Record Count: 9

Primary Industries

  • Medical
  • Device
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Therapeutic
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Telecommunications Equip
  • Technical Know How
  • Semiconductors

IPSCIO Report Record List

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IPSCIO Record ID: 26325

License Grant
This Agreement is by and between the Company and a Corporation organized under the laws of Victoria, Australia.

The parties agree to collaborate with each other as a Strategic Alliance. As such, this Strategic Alliance Agreement (SAA) outlines the principles and the understanding of the parties and defines related terms and conditions.

Whereas, the Corporation has developed technology useful for products in the Hearing Health (HH) Assisted Listening Device (ALD) and Professional Communications (PADA) markets and DSP platforms which are hereinafter defined.  Whereas, the Company has also developed technology for the HH, ALD and PADA markets and DSP platforms.  The purpose of this alliance is to exploit the parties' complimentary capabilities for producing DSP Technology products for the HH, ALD, and PADA markets.  

The Corporation grants to the Company in accordance with this Agreement, for the Term, a license, to use the Technology, Software and Documentation developed as of the Commencement Date to manufacture, import, sell and offer for sale throughout the Territory, Products containing the Technology and Software. This grant specifically excludes products for Contact Centers, and the use of ADRO Technology in electrical stimulation of the auditory system.

License Property
Exclusive rights to the technology for hearing aids based on minimum annual payments.

Technology – DSP FrameWorkTM means DSP software implementing program switching, volume control, reading and writing programs, program beeps, and battery monitoring.  ADRO® Technology means the invention described in patent application PCT/AU99/00076 which is the subject of the following patents and patent applications AU761865 EP11172020 US 6,731,767 CA 2,361,544 JP 2000-597976 and 32 channel ultra-low-delay ADRO® amplification the subject of Patent application US11/283540.  
    
Note that the Corporation does not have rights to ADRO for electrical stimulation of the auditory system and that the rights to ADRO for electrical stimulation are thus explicitly excluded from this Agreement.   Wide Dynamic Range Compression Technology means digital signal processing technology that provides level-dependent amplification of the input signal in multiple frequency bands.  Adaptive Directional Microphone Technology means the technology that is the subject of Australian Patent Application 2004310722 entitled Adaptive Directional Systems.  Fixed Directional Microphone Technology means digital signal processing technology that implements a preferential fixed response to sound from a forward direction.  

Omni-Directional Microphone Technology means digital signal processing technology that implements a fixed response to sound from all directions.  The Adaptive Directional Microphone Technology, Fixed Directional Microphone Technology and Omni-Directional Microphone Technology are collectively known as the Microphone Technology.  Single-channel Noise Reduction Technology means digital signal processing technology that reduces the output signal level by an amount related to the internal noise level in multiple frequency bands.  Multi-channel Noise Reduction Technology means digital signal processing technology that reduces the output signal level by an amount related to the internal noise level in multiple frequency bands.

Active Feedback Cancellation Technology means the technology of the subject of US patent 6876751. Oscillation Detection Technology means the technology of the subject of United States Patent 7302070.

Oscillation Suppression Technology means digital signal processing technology that reduces the maximum gain temporarily, in an individual frequency band, when a sustained oscillation is detected in that band as more particularly described in European Patent Application 04734786.9 entitled Oscillation Suppression.  (The Active Feedback Cancellation Technology, Oscillation Detection Technology and Oscillation Suppression Technology are collectively known as the Feedback Technology).  Datalogging Technology means software that allows recording of events occurring during use of the device to non-volatile memory.  Dynamic Display is a feature that allows parameters of each DSP module to be accessed and displayed in real time without interrupting normal operation of the device.  Environmental Noise Reduction means digital signal processing that suppresses environmental noise.

Software – The Hearing Aid DesignerTM is software comprising the DSP Software, the Manufacturers' Toolkit, the designCOMTM applications programming interface, and source code sufficient to enable the development and integration of new DSP modules by the Licensee.  (DSP Software means the embedded software that implements the Technology on the DSP Platform.)  Library Software means the designCOM software that runs on the Applications Software Platform to communicate with, and configure, the DSP Software on the DSP Platform, and the ADROpredict software that provides initial estimates of the ADRO fittings for a given audiogram and comfortable level measures.  

Manufacturers' Toolkit means the manufacturing software that allows configuration and calibration of Products.  Unless expressly specified in this Exhibit, the Corporation will have no obligation to provide updates or revisions to, or new versions of, any software.  (Collectively, the above software is known as the Hearing Aid Designer SoftwareTM).

Field of Use
The rights granted apply in the Hearing Health (HH) Assisted Listening Device (ALD) and Professional Communications (PADA) markets and DSP platforms.

IPSCIO Record ID: 2559

License Grant
Licensor hereby grants to Licensee a license to make, use, distribute, sell and/or have sold Licensed Products solely in the Market.
License Property
Licensed Patents shall mean all those patents relating to the reduction of noise and enhancement of speech by electronic means in headsets owned by Licensor together with those patents issued under patent applications filed relating to the reduction of noise and enhancement of speech by electronic means in headsets including any continuations, continuations-in-part, divisions, extensions, reissues, re-examinations or renewals of any of the foregoing.

Licensed Technology shall mean that unpatented technology relating to the reduction of noise and enhancement of speech by electronic means in headsets owned by or licensed to Licensor.

Headsets Generics That Apply

US 4,862,506 Issued August, 1989, entitled Monitoring, Testing and Operator Controlling of Active Noise and Vibration Cancellation Systems.  It describes a flexible user interface for maintenance and operation of the electronics for noise cancellation.  It is in use in the MRI headset product for testing and maintenance.  A monitoring capability may be provided integral with or separate from a vibration cancellation system to monitor or display input and output signals and transfer functions as well as spectral waveforms. Testing is performed by monitoring and displaying the input and generating appropriate test signals while further monitoring and displaying the input. The ability to modify the characteristics of the vibration cancellation system is included.

US 5,105,377 Issued April 14, 1992, entitled Digital Virtual Earth (DVE). A digital adaptive feedback control system. Instability is prevented by use of a fixed internal model of the physical system. This approach has been used noise canceling headsets industrial mufflers.

US 5,418,857 Issued May 23, 1995, entitled Active Control System for Noise Shaping. The use of an active control system to control the quality of a sound rather than just try to cancel it.  Has applications for sound quality control in automobiles.

US 5,440,642 Issued August 8, 1995, entitled Analog Noise Cancellation System Using Digital Optimization of Variable Parameters. A digital control system is used to adjust the response of an analog noise cancellation system and to control tonal components of the noise. Has application to active ear defenders.

US 5,481,615 Issued Jan 2, 1996, entitled Improved Audio Reproduction System. The use of a combination of active noise control and adaptive equalization to improve an audio system. This has particular use in headsets for hi-fi and for telecommunications.

US 5,652,799 Issued July 29, 1997, entitled Noise Reducing System.  A control system for selectively reducing tonal noise without the use of reference signal or tachometer signal. Has application to active headsets where speech or other signals must not be canceled.

US 4,654,871 Issued March 31, 1987, entitled Method and Apparatus for Reducing Repetitive Noise Entering the Ear. It provides for open-backed headsets wherein a repetitive noise signal detected by a microphone at the headset is nulled by the headphone diaphragm in an adaptive manner. A similar approach to provide a noise-free zone at a seat, is described.

US 4,701,952 Issued May 26, 1987, entitled Frequency Attenuation Compensated Pneumatic Headphone and Liquid Tube Audio System for Medical Use. Describes a system for delivering music into a passive headset for MRI patients. Reissued April 27, 1993 as Re. 34,236.
GB 2,172,769 Issued July 6, 1988, entitled Improvements in Acoustic Attenuation. An analog active headset utilizing feedforward control.

GB 2,160,070 Entitled Sound Reproduction System. An analog active headset with a communications input. The communication signal is equalized and mixed with the input and/or output of the feedback control loop. Used in current communications headsets.

GB 2,172,470 Issued January 11, 1989, entitled Improvements Relating to Noise Reduction Arrangements. An analog active headset in which a second microphone is used to adjust the feedback gain automatically so as to prevent instability.

EP 0,212,840 Issued October 23, 1991, entitled Noise Reduction Device.  An analog active headset in which the feedback gain is automatically adjusted. The adjustment may performed by a digital controller.

EP 0,232,096 Entitled Acoustic Transducer. A closed-back headset in which the ear cup is vented to improve low frequency performance.

EP 0,192,379 Entitled Improvements Relating to Noise Reduction Arrangements. A closed-back active headset that uses an additional loudspeaker connected to the headset by a tube. The tube acts as an acoustic low pass filter that prevents noise caused by any non-linear distortions of the loudspeaker from reaching the ear.

US 4,953,217 Issued August 28, 1990, entitled Noise Reduction System.  An analog active headset that includes a device to reduce the effect of low frequency sound buffeting.

US 5,452,361 Issued September 19, 1995, entitled Reduced VLF Overload Susceptibility Active Noise Cancellation Headset. In an analog feedback headset, an extra microphone is used to detect very low frequency (VLF) sound and subtract it from the feedback signal. This removes the VLF component without the need for extra high pass filtering – which would introduce delay and therefore reduce performance.8 US 5,313,945 Issued May 24, 1994, entitled Active Attenuation System for Medical Patients. Active ear defender for MRI patients in which the sound in the headset is monitored through hollow plastic tubes and anti-noise is supplied to the headset through hollow plastic tubes.

US 5,375,174 Issued December 20, 1993, entitled Remote Siren Headset.  An active headset for use in emergency vehicles in which the control system is separated from the headset and communicates remotely.  This allows the headset to be more portable, have longer battery life, and allows a single controller to control several headsets.

US 5,604,813 Issued February 18, 1997, entitled Industrial Headset.  A communications headset which provides active noise cancellation without interruption of normal communication. A bridge circuit is used to by-pass the ANC circuit as required, and the communications signal is boosted when the ANC system is in operation.

US 5,699,436 Issued December 16, 1997, entitled Hands Free Noise Canceling Headset. The use of the residual microphones in an active noise canceling headset system to pick up the speech of the wearer for use with communication systems.

US 5,815,582 Issued September 29, 1998, entitled Active Plus Selective Headset. The use of an open back headset and a feedforward noise cancellation system to provide comfort and enhanced communications for the user.

EP 0705472 Issued May 10, 2000, entitled Variable Gain Active Noise Cancellation System with Improved Residual Noise Sensing. In an active headset, the error microphone is displaced radially with respect to the loudspeaker so as to measure a sound more closely related to that at the ear. Additional features, such as side perforations, are used to obtain improved and more robust performance.

US 6,069,959 Issued May 30, 2000, entitled Active Headset. Active headset canceling external noise in both the higher and lower frequency ranges while reducing the subjective pressure felt within the ears by the user. A bridge amplifier circuit is used which is user adjustable without reducing the breadth of the given frequency range over which noise reduction is effective.

Patents Pending Under Filed Applications Patents Pending

(268)Headset Filed September 7, 1995. The use of a dome to cover the front of a loudspeaker in an active headset, thereby obtaining a more consistent acoustic response. This enables higher feedback gain to be used and results in improved cancellation performance.

(272)Noise Cancellation System for Active Headsets Filed August 18, 1997. An active headset capable of compatibility with existing socket configurations of an external device and capable of powering active noise cancellation circuitry whether or not resident in the active headset.

(617)Cushioned Earphones Filed March 18, 1998. Use of auxetic foam in headset ear cushions which more readily moulds around irregularities in the shape of the ear and so reduces air leaks.

(618)Headset for Aircraft Filed March 18, 1998. An active noise reduction
headset for use by aircraft passengers. Each earphone comprises at least two parts, one carried by the headband, the other part connecting both mechanically and electrically to the first part. Components requiring frequent replacement are carried by one part and the other part is available for re-use.

Disclosures for Which Patent Applications are to be Filed 621 A Non-Adaptive Variable Response Active Headset 661 An Active Noise Reduction Earbud
Patents

ClearSpeech Technology Generics That Apply

US 4,423,289 Issued December 27, 1983, entitled Signal Processing Systems. A means for providing an adaptive filter transfer function which can be adjusted to any desired complex form. The filter operates by splitting the signal into frequency bands and modifying the gain in each frequency band. This is the basic structure used in the Adaptive Speech Filter.
Application Specific

US 5,768,473 Issued June 16, 1998, entitled Adaptive Speech Filter. A filter for enhancing noisy speech signals. Provides improvements to a short term spectral amplitude filter to improve performance and simplify real-time implementation. US 6,091,813 Issued July 18, 2000, entitled Acoustic Echo Canceller. A method and apparatus for cancelling acoustic echoes that enhances the hands free operation of audio/video conferencing equipment, wireless and cellular telephones, internet and intranet telephones, etc. The method and apparatus include a novel method for updating the coefficients of an adaptive filter.

US 6,108,610 Issued August 22, 2000, entitled A Method and System for Updating Noise Estimates During Pauses In An Information Signal. A method and system for improving Adaptive Speech Filter estimates of the noise component of complex signals that contain both the information signal and noise. Noise estimates are generated and updated only during pauses in the information signal, thus increasing processing speed and decreasing system memory.

Field of Use
The rights granted apply in the MRI headset product for testing and maintenance.

IPSCIO Record ID: 4247

License Grant
Licensor of Denmark hereby grants to Licensee a royalty-bearing, non- exclusive, non- transferable, world-wide license under the Licensed Patents to make, have made, use, import, sell or Otherwise Dispose Of Licensed Products.
License Property
Licensed Products shall mean hearing aids, or any apparatus, device or system which is designed for use with a hearing aid, made, used, imported, sold, leased or Otherwise Disposed Of anywhere in the world, by or on behalf of Licensee, which if unlicensed, would directly infringe an apparatus or method claim of a Licensed Patent.

Licensor is the owner of the entire right, title and interest in certain patents and patent applications relating to hearing aids.

     Calibration Device and Auditory Prosthesis

     Having Calibration Information (widin et al)

Country                  Serial                Patent Number

United States            192,213               4,992,966

EPO                      89304712.6            EP 0 341 995 B

Method and Apparatus for Determining Acoustic Parameters of an Auditory
Prosthesis Using Software Model (Widin et al)

Country                  Serial 4              Patent Number

United States            07/888,148            Re 34,961

United States            192,214               4,953,112

Hearing Aid Programming interface (Rising)

Country                  Serial                Patent Number

United States            192,242               4,961,230

Hearing Aid Programming interface and Method (Mangold)

Country                  Serial                Patent Number

United States            192,259               4,989,251

Auditory Prosthesis using Fitting Vectors (Widin)

Country                  Serial #              Patent Number

United States            07/192,351            4,901,353

Auditory Prosthesis With Data logging Capability (Mangold et al)

Country                  Serial                Patent Number

United States            353,220               4,972,487

Method, Apparatus, System and Interface Unit for Programming a Hearing Aid

(Platt)
Country                  Serial                Patent Number

United States            525,901               5,226,086

Hearing Aid and Method For Preparing Same (Woodfill, Jr.)

Country                  Serial                Patent Number

United States            887,592               5,321,757

Auditory Prosthesis, Noise Suppression Apparatus and Feedback Suppression
Apparatus having Focused Adaptive Filtering (Soli et al)

Country                  Serial                Patent Number

United States            912,886               5,402,496

United States            08/317,164

Auditory Prosthesis With User-Controlled Feedback Cancellation (Soli et al)

Country                  Serial 9              Patent Number

United States            07/922,013

United States            08/201,883

United States            08/279,685

Activation and Method For Doing Same (Soli et al)

Country                  Serial #              Patent Number

United States            07/921,508

External Ear Canal Pressure Regulating Device and Tinnitus Suppression Device

(Van den Honert et al)

Country                  Serial 4              Patent Number

United States            359,025               5,024,612

Field of Use
The non-exclusive rights granted apply to the use with a hearing aid.

IPSCIO Record ID: 164164

License Grant
Licensor grants to Licensee a license to make, have made, use, sell and/or have sold Licensed Products which incorporate or embody, or are covered or claimed by, or are based on one or more of the Licensed Patents and/or Licensed Technology. The License shall be exclusive as against all others for the  manufacture,  use and sale of Licensed Products in the Market throughout the World.
License Property
Licensed Product shall mean a specific hearing product embodying, employing, based on or derived from all or part of the Licensed Patents and/or the Licensed Technology. This agreement includes headset and headphone technology patents and patents pending.  Licensor is engaged in the  development of Active Wave Management and related technologies that have been applied to various fields and industries, and is the owner of certain United States and foreign patents covering various aspects of such technologies, which both parties believe can be applied to hearing products.
Field of Use
Licensee is engaged in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of headset, headphone and other hearing  products for various markets around the world.

IPSCIO Record ID: 88532

License Grant
The Licensor hereby grants to the Licensee, and the Swiss Licensee hereby accepts, a non-exclusive, royalty-bearing right and license under the Licensed IP to use, make, have made, sell, offer to sell, distribute and import Licensed Products in the Territory during the Term for applications within the Field of Use; provided, however, that upon the occurrence of a License Conversion Event, the portion of the non-exclusive license consisting of the non-exclusive, royalty-bearing license to sell, offer to sell, distribute and import Licensed Products in the Territory during the Term for applications within the Field of Use (the Non-Exclusive Distribution License) shall immediately, and without the need for any action on the part of either party, convert into an exclusive, royalty-bearing license to sell, offer to sell, distribute and import Licensed Products in the Territory during the Term for applications within the Field of Use (Exclusive Distribution License); provided, however, that the exclusivity of such Exclusive Distribution License shall be subject to, and shall not impact, any license rights previously granted in favor of Greatbatch pursuant to the Greatbatch License Agreement; provided, further, however, that if the Licensee fails to obtain FDA Approval for the Licensed Products within six (6) years after the License Conversion Date, the Exclusive Distribution License shall become convertible by the Licensor, at its sole discretion, back into a Non-Exclusive Distribution License. For the avoidance of doubt, during the Term, the non-exclusive, royalty-bearing license to use, make and have made Licensed Products in the Territory during the Term for applications within the Field of Use shall continuously remain a non-exclusive license.  License Conversion Event means the first to occur of (i) receipt of a Conformité Européenne (CE) mark for the Licensed Products that permits sale of such Licensed Products within the European Economic Area for application within the Field of Use; (ii) receipt of FDA Approval or (iii) completion by the Licensee of a human clinical study demonstrating safety and efficacy required to obtain (A) a Conformité Européenne (CE) mark for the Licensed Products that permits sale of such Licensed Products within the European Economic Area for applications within the Field of Use, or (B) FDA Approval.
License Property
United States (U.S.) Licensed Patents
8,954,148  Key Fob controller for an implantable neurostimulator  
8,483,836  Automated search to identify a location for electrical stimulation to treat a patient
8,515,545  Current steering neurostimulator device with unidirectional current sources
8,571,667  Active current control using the enclosure of an implanted pulse generator
8,738,153  Implantable lead with braided conductors
8,757,485  System and method for using clinician programmer and clinician programming data for inventory and manufacturing prediction and control
8,761,892  Active current control using the enclosure of an implanted pulse generator
8,761,897  Method and system of graphical representation of lead connector block and implantable pulse generators on a clinician programmer
8,781,592  Identifying an area for electrical stimulation to treat a patient
8,812,125  Systems and methods for the identification and association of medical devices
8,868,199  System and method of compressing medical maps for pulse generator or database storage
8,874,219  Arbitrary waveform generator and neural stimulation application
8,903,496  Clinician programming system and method
8,983,616  Method and system for associating patient records with pulse generators
8,996,115  Charge balancing for arbitrary waveform generator and neural stimulation application
8,996,117  Arbitrary waveform generator and neural stimulation application with scalable waveform feature
8,700,175  Devices and methods for visually indicating the alignment of a transcutaneous energy transfer device over an implanted medical device
9,002,466  Diversity antennas for neurostimulator programming devices
9,031,664  Current steering neurostimulator device with unidirectional current sources
9,031,666  Devices and methods for visually indicating the alignment of a transcutaneous energy transfer device over an implanted medical device
9,067,074  Automated search to identify a location for electrical stimulation to treat a patient
9,072,903  System and method of establishing a protocol for providing electrical stimulation with a stimulation system to treat a patient
9,098,610  Communication for implantable medical devices
9,101,767  Measuring load impedance with active stimulation pulses in an mplanted pulse generator
9,126,043  Patient handheld device for use with a spinal cord stimulation system
D663,035  Two-port implantable medical device
D665,086  Three-port implantable medical device
D665,087  Multi-port implantable medical device
D671,900  Pocket controller for implantable neurostimulator
D698,779  Clinician programmer for implantable neurostimulator
Field of Use
Field of Use means deep brain stimulation for movement disorders (i.e. Parkinson’s disease and/or essential tremor).

IPSCIO Record ID: 29223

License Grant
University hereby grants Licensee an exclusive, worldwide, right and license to utilize the Licensed Technology, to develop Licensed Products and Licensed Processes to manufacture, sell, lease and otherwise transfer Licensed Products and to practice Licensed Processes within the field of auditory assistance to the hearing impaired and hearing protection as authorized in this Agreement until such time as this Agreement is terminated.

This grant will extend to the manufacture, sale, lease, transfer or other disposition of Licensed Products or Licensed Processes through an Affiliate or through Licensee's use of any retail outlet or distributor and shall authorize any End Users' use of the Licensed Products and Licensed Processes sold or transferred by Licensee or its Affiliates, retail outlets or distributors.

University hereby grants Licensee a non-exclusive, worldwide right and license to utilize the Licensed Technology, to develop Licensed Products and Licensed Processes to manufacture, sell, lease and otherwise transfer Licensed Products and to practice Licensed Processes for all applications of the Licensed Technology outside the field of auditory assistance to the hearing impaired and hearing protection as authorized in this Agreement until such time as this Agreement is terminated.

License Property
University is the sole owner of certain intellectual property rights known as Noise Suppression and has the right to grant licenses with respect to these rights.

Licensed Technology means and includes all of University's technology and intellectual property referred to in this Agreement as Noise Suppression and related enhancements generated at University as specifically identified and limited in this Agreement, which is attached to this Agreement and by reference is incorporated and made part of this Agreement.

Licensed Product(s) means and includes any product, apparatus, /or improvements which are developed, or enhanced in whole or in part by Licensee, the production, manufacture, sale, lease, license, transfer or use of which incorporates or makes use of any part of the Licensed Technology or Improvements. In the event such a product or apparatus forms an integral part or component of a larger product, such larger product shall be considered a Licensed Product, for purposes of this Agreement.

Licensed Technology The signal processing technology for hearing aid, audio signal processing and hearing protection comprising the Licensed Technology specifically includes the following
1. U.S. patent application, Hearing Aid Device Incorporating Signal Processing Techniques; S/N 08/272,927; filed July 8, 1994; inventors, Douglas M. Chabries and Thomas G. Stockham, Jr., and any foreign counterparts thereof, as well as all continuations, continuations-in-part, divisions and renewals thereof, all patents which may be granted thereon, and all reissues, reexaminations, extensions, patents of addition, improvement patents and patents of importation thereof.

The signal processing technology for hearing aid, audio signal processing and hearing protection owned solely by BYU comprising the Licensed Technology specifically includes the following

1. Patent No. 4,872,012, Data Compression Method and Apparatus for Radar Image Formation and Like Data Processing Operations; issued, October 3, 1998; inventor, Douglas M. Chabries.

2. Patent No. 4,977,604, Method and Apparatus for Processing Sampled Data Signals by Utilizing Preconvolved Quantized Vectors; issued, December 11, 1990; except for those rights granted to UNISYS Corporation in a license agreement dated September 27, 1990 wherein UNISYS was granted, a royalty- free exclusive world-wide license to make, have made, use, sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of the Licensed Subject Matter in the field of Federal Government contracting, with DOD, MOD's of U.S. Allies, and Federal agencies which shall include, but not be limited to, P.O., FAA, and NASA. UNISYS may sublicense their above rights, and any consideration from such sublicense shall belong solely to UNISYS.

3. The technology and intellectual property rights described in the patent application in preparation, tentatively entitled, Digital Hearing Aid; inventors, Douglas M. Chabries, Mark W. Christiansen and Richard W. Christiansen, and any U.S. patent issuing therefrom, any foreign counterparts thereof, as well as all continuations, continuations-in-part, divisions and renewals thereof, all patents which may be granted thereon, and all reissues, reexaminations, extensions, patents of addition, improvement patents and patents of importation thereof.

Field of Use
The rights apply to the signal processing technology for hearing aid, audio signal processing and hearing protection.

IPSCIO Record ID: 4213

License Grant
The Company has a License Agreement with another undisclosed company that provides the Company an exclusive worldwide License to utilize patents involving directional signal processing.
Field of Use
The Licensee is a hearing healthcare company. The Licensee designs, develops, manufactures and markets advanced digital hearing aids intended to provide the highest levels of satisfaction for hearing impaired consumers and proprietary auditory testing equipment that automates the four most commonly performed hearing tests.

IPSCIO Record ID: 26205

License Grant
The Licensor hereby grants to the Licensee of England under the Know-How, Patents and Copyrights during the continuance of this Agreement with effect from the Effective Date an exclusive license to manufacture Articles and to sell Articles so manufactured by the Licensee.
License Property
Patents means United States Patents no. 5,788,656 and no. 6,210,321 and World Patent no. WO108617.
Field of Use
The Licensor is the proprietor of intellectual property relating to a device known as Aurex-3(R) for the treatment and alleviation of tinnitus.

Tinnitus meaning 'ringing' is the perception of sound within the human ear (ringing of the ears) when no actual sound is present.

IPSCIO Record ID: 5784

License Grant
The Company hereby grants worldwide, non-exclusive license, non-sublicensable, under the Licensed Technology,  Patents and Know-How, to make, have made, modify, use, market and sell the Products for Non-Hearing Applications; Licensed Technology.
License Property
Licensor is in the business of designing, developing and selling certain products for hearing applications which incorporate integrated circuits

Licensed Technology shall mean those integrated circuits and any Updates comprising Company's core DSP, audio processing algorithm, low power/low voltage technology and related circuit techniques and architecture; Non-Hearing Applications.

Field of Use
'Hearing Applications' shall mean all applications involving hearing assistance, hearing restoration, hearing enhancement, hearing protection, hearing simulation or hearing replacement relating to personal hearing aids or similar types of devices.

Non-Hearing Applications shall mean all applications other than Hearing Applications, including but not limited to telephone and personal audio entertainment products;

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