WiLAN Subsidiary Enters Into Patent Agreement With ROHM Co., Ltd.
Top intellectual property licensing company, WiLAN (TSX: WIN) (NASDAQ: WILN), today announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company has entered into a patent assignment agreement with ROHM Co., Ltd. ("ROHM") under which WiLAN's subsidiary is to receive full ownership of a portfolio of patents related to semiconductor packaging. All other terms of the agreement are confidential.
"We are very pleased that ROHM has selected WiLAN to be their licensing partner on this portfolio," said Jim Skippen, President & CEO, WiLAN. "ROHM, a leader in the development of semiconductor technologies for decades, has built a valuable patent portfolio that we believe could establish several licensing programs in the future. We look forward to continuing to work with Rohm and its subsidiary to help them generate a greater return from their investments in research and development."
"We welcome the opportunity to work with WiLAN," said Mr.Hidemi Takasu, Managing Director, ROHM. "WiLAN's professional licensing approach and its commitment to R&D activity were key considerations in the decision to select WiLAN in this transaction."
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