Microsoft And Nikon Enter Into Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement

Posted: Aug 28 2008, 2:29am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:17am CDT, in News | Technology News


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Microsoft and Nikon have signed a patent cross-licensing agreement to further the development of each company’s current and future product lines.
The agreement covers digital cameras made by Nikon as wells as a broad range of other consumer products each company manufactures and sells.

Microsoft and Nikon have a long history of collaborating to bring high quality and cutting edge consumer products to the market, including wireless camera and RAW processing technologies. The companies believe that this patent cross license agreement will have substantial benefits for consumers and customers of consumer products including digital cameras. Both parties will be able to innovate openly with each others’ technologies, enabling new features and products to come to market.
Via this Nikon announcement.

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