SanDisk has acquired a patent license for the use of the
MPEG Audio technology from SISVEL S.p.A and its U.S.
subsidiary, Audio MPEG, Inc.
Under the license, SanDisk is licensed to sell products
using the patented MPEG Audio compression technology
developed by France Telecom, Telediffusion De France,
Philips Electronics, and the Institut fur Rundfunktechnik
(the Research and Development laboratory of the German
In light of the license agreement, the parties have agreed
to dismiss the litigation and administrative proceedings
pending between them.