KIRKLAND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Pendrell Corporation (NASDAQ:PCO)("Pendrell") today announced that it
has entered into a patent license agreement with SK hynix Inc. ("SK
hynix") covering embedded MultimediaCard (eMMC) memory technologies.
This license agreement enables SK hynix to use both the standards
essential and implementation technologies invented by Pendrell's team.
The licensed intellectual property (IP) portfolio includes more than 145
patents and patents pending. Additional terms of the agreement are not
"We are pleased to enter into this agreement with SK hynix," commented
Mario Obeidat, vice president of licensing for Pendrell. "This
represents the third licensing agreement we have completed since
Pendrell acquired the portfolio in 2013. The pace at which we have
concluded these licenses reflects the foundational nature of our
technologies, our leadership in the development of breakthrough
next-generation memory solutions, and our commitment to entering into
licenses on a reasonable and non-discriminatory basis. This agreement
allows SK hynix to focus on its development of cutting-edge mobile
memory technologies for its customers worldwide."
ABOUT SK hynix Inc.
SK hynix Inc., headquartered in Korea, is the world's top tier
semiconductor supplier offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips
("DRAM"), Flash memory chips ("NAND Flash") and CMOS Image Sensors
("CIS") for a wide range of distinguished customers globally. The
Company's shares are traded on the Korea Exchange, and the Global
Depository shares are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Further
information about SK hynix is available at www.skhynix.com.
Pendrell Corporation (NASDAQ:PCO) is a fully integrated (IP) investment,
advisory services and asset management firm. The company invests in,
acquires and develops businesses with unique technologies that are often
protected by IP rights and that present the opportunity to address
large, global markets.
In 2013, Pendrell and Nokia Corporation entered into a collaborative
effort to continue more than fifteen years of innovative research and
development in memory solutions begun by Nokia. Pendrell's memory
technology portfolio now holds more than 145 patents worldwide, 81 of
which were declared by Nokia to be standards essential. Pendrell's
Helsinki Memory Technologies subsidiary is on the forefront of
developing leading edge memory solutions, with 29 new patents issued and
40 new patent applications since 2013. These solutions are targeted to
meet the increasing demand for higher memory capacity, cost efficiency,
ease of implementation and suitability for applications across a wide
range of consumer electronics devices. For more information, visit helsinkimemorytech.com.
For more information on Pendrell, visit Pendrell.com.
Laurie Blain, 425-278-7140
Source: Pendrell Corporation
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