NEC Purchases Moore Microprocessor Patent(TM) Portfolio License.CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Alliacense today announced that NEC (NEC Corporation, Tokyo, www.nec.com, www.necus.com) An electronics conglomerate known in the U.S. for its monitors. In Japan, it had the lion's share of the PC market until the late 1990s (see PC 98).
NEC was founded in Tokyo in 1899 as Nippon Electric Company, Ltd. Corporation has purchased a Moore Microprocessor Patent[TM] (MMP MMP Matrix Metalloproteinase (enzymes related to tissue healing/remodeling and cancer cell metastasis)
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3. Group. As the first global manufacturer to become an MMP Portfolio licensee in 2007, NEC closely follows in the footsteps of HP, Casio, Fujitsu, Sony, Nikon, Seiko Epson Seiko Epson Corporation (セイコーエプソン株式会社 , Pentax, Olympus, Kenwood, Agilent, Lexmark and Schneider Electric Schneider Electric (Euronext: SCHN) is a French global company. It was founded in 1836 by two brothers, Joseph and Adolphe Schneider, who took over a troubled foundry at Le Creusot. , all of whom purchased MMP licenses during 2006.
"After several years of exhaustive study and negotiation, we are pleased with NEC's decision to purchase an MMP Portfolio license," said Mac Leckrone, Alliacense President. "NEC becomes our inaugural MMP Portfolio licensee in 2007 as well as the first to capture a berth in the Networking and Communications industry communications industry, broadly defined, the business of conveying information. Although communication by means of symbols and gestures dates to the beginning of human history, the term generally refers to mass communications. segment." He noted that the MMP Portfolio licensees in this segment, as well as future licensees in segments where early tiers have been captured, are subject to progressively higher royalty rates. "We are especially pleased that NEC has chosen to become TPL's program partner instead of continuing as a defendant with Matsushita and Toshiba, against whom TPL has filed broad-based infringement claims about 15 months ago in the US District Court, Eastern District of Texas."
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3. Leckrone, MMP Portfolio patents encompass fundamental design techniques that enable higher performance and lower cost digital electronic systems ranging from cell phones and portable music players See digital music player and Portable Media Center. to communications infrastructure and medical equipment as well as automobiles, which today utilize dozens of microprocessors.
"As the number of our MMP Portfolio program partners continues to grow, so also has the business appeal of our MMP Portfolio Licensing Program," said Leckrone. "Just as importantly, each MMP Portfolio licensee stands as a solid testament to the long overdue return on investment to Chuck Moore and The TPL Group for the substantial risk they have collectively endured over the past two decades in developing products and commercializing related IP."
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Named after legendary inventor Charles "Chuck" Moore, the MMP Portfolio includes seven US patents as well as their European and Japanese counterparts fundamental to the design of modern microprocessors, microcontrollers and system-on-chip devices. With origins that date back to 1980s collaboration between Moore and The TPL Group, the MMP Portfolio today is jointly owned by privately held The TPL Group and publicly held Patriot Scientific Corporation Please help [ improve this article] by expanding it.
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About NEC Corporation
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For additional information, visit www.nec.com.
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