Five-year agreement covers logic integrated circuits
SUNNYVALE, CA December 27, 2010 Rambus
Inc. (Nasdaq:RMBS), one of the worlds premier
technology licensing companies, announced today it has renewed its patent license agreement
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723). Renesas Technology Corp. and NEC Electronics
Corporation, merged in April 2010 to form Renesas Electronics. This agreement covers the use of
patented innovations in a broad range of logic integrated circuit (IC) products offered by
Renesas Electronics. Specific terms of the agreement are confidential.
This license with a global leader of the semiconductor industry represents continued validation of
the strength of our patent portfolio, said Sharon Holt
, senior vice president and general manager
of the Semiconductor Business Group at Rambus
. We have enjoyed a long and positive relationship
with Renesas Electronics, and we are pleased to renew this important agreement with one of the top
five semiconductor companies.
is one of the worlds premier technology licensing companies. Founded in 1990, the Company
specializes in the invention and design of architectures focused on enriching the end-user
experience of electronic systems. Rambus
patented innovations and breakthrough technologies help
industry-leading companies bring superior products to market. Rambus
licenses both its world-class
patent portfolio, as well as its family of leadership and industry-standard solutions.
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Rambus
has regional offices in North Carolina, Ohio, India,
Germany, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. Additional information is available at www.rambus.com.
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