Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Verizon to Bring 5G In 11 U.S. Cities
Kaspersky Launches 'Secure Operating System'
AMD Launches Ryzen PC Chips, With A Price And Performance That Could Threaten Intel
Google Wants To Remove The VR headset
Toshiba Starts Sampling 64-Layer, 512-gigabit 3D Flash Memory
LG G6 Praised for its Minimalism, Solidity, Ergonomics
Europe Probes Windows 10 Data Collecting Features
Google Dominates VR Headset Shipments But Samsung Gets The VR Revenues
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, February 05, 2009
Microsoft and Brother Enter Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement


Microsoft and Brother Industries Ltd. have signed a patent cross-licensing agreement to allow access to each company?s respective patent portfolio.

The agreement encompasses a broad range of patents and will help further each company?s research and development (R&D) efforts, the companies said in a statement.

Through this agreement, Brother Industries will gain access to Microsoft?s patents for Brother?s current and future product lines, including multifunction products (MFPs), printers and certain Linux-based embedded devices. Microsoft will gain access to Brother?s patents for Microsoft?s current and future product lines, including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other IT product lines. Although the contents of the agreement have not been disclosed, the parties indicated that Microsoft is being compensated by Brother.

Brother is manufacturer and distributor of monochrome and color MFPs, printers and parts and supplies.

In recent years, Microsoft has entered into similar agreements with other providers of printers and MFPs, including HP, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd., Seiko Epson Corp., Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd. and Kyocera Mita Corp.


Previous
Next
Congress Postpones Digital TV Transition to June        All News        Samsung Announces Miniaturization Breakthrough With First 40nm Class DRAM
Congress Postpones Digital TV Transition to June     General Computing News      Panasonic to Slash 15,000 Jobs, Forecasts Loss

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft's Outlook.com Premium Emal Service Now Available
Microsoft To Give A Face Lifting To Windows 10 With 'Project NEON'
Microsoft Edge Will Soon Get New Features
Cloud Services Boost Microsoft's Sales And Profit
Microsoft Announces Intune for Education And New Windows 10 PCs for School
Microsoft, NXP Semiconductors, IAV and Auto Mobility Partners showcase Technologies For Safe And Personalized Automated Friving at CES 2017
Microsoft Partners with TomTom Mapping Company On Azure
European Commission Approves Acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft, Subject to Conditions
Microsoft Is Careful With New Chatbot Zo, Now Available For Testing
Microsoft Offers Grants to Organizations Working to Improve Affordable Internet Access
Microsoft Wants To Bring Something Different in The Smartphone Market
Microsoft's Solitaire Game Now Available On iOS And Android

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .