Patent Assignment by FUNAI ELECTRIC CO. to IP Bridge’s IP fund

Jun 1, 2016

Patent Assignment by FUNAI ELECTRIC CO. to IP Bridge’s IP fund

Jun 1, 2016

IP Bridge, Inc. [Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President, Shigeharu Yoshii] (IP Bridge) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, IP Bridge , has purchased a portfolio of patents from FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. [Daito, Osaka, President and CEO, Tomonori Hayashi] (FUNAI).

The portfolio covers user interface technologies utilized for smart phones and other electronic devices. By this purchase of FUNAI’s patent portfolio, IP Bridge enhances synergy with its existing IP assets and further drives its IP licensing activities.

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